Plus: The Government gets airports wrong and Burnham gets rail wrong. And: a miserable PMQs for Tory MPs.
Posts Tagged: Sir Howard Davies
Government needs to start planning now for our long-term transport needs. That might not be consistent with growing the airport.
Iain Dale: The Conservative Party is acting like North Korea over its London Mayoral candidate selection
Plus: Zac Goldsmith tells me that he won’t stand in a by-election if the Heathrow decision fails to go his way.
Interview: McLoughlin – “If it wasn’t for the Conservative Party, nobody would know who Carswell and Reckless were”
Patrick McLoughlin, Transport Secretary and former miner, on UKIP, HS2, the Euston Arch, Heathrow and the desirability of getting ahead with one’s Christmas shopping.
MPs tend to think no further ahead than the next election – which won’t do.
Indecision on HS2. Blather over Heathrow. All Labour seems certain of is that Thomas the Tank Engine is sexist.
WATCH: Howard Davies – “These new runway proposals wouldn’t make much difference to the number of people affected by noise around Heathrow.”
The Chairman of the Airports Commission makes his case.