Raab and PAtel advocate the positions of their departments, which are based on different concerns and priorities. It is for the Prime Minister to decide.
Common sense must prevail. The ‘use it or lose it rule’ should be relaxed so that airlines can consolidate services where there aren’t enough passengers.
The decision illustrates how previous parliaments have freighted the process of policy-making with an increasingly onerous lattice of ill-defined obligations.
Michael O’Leary also believes the Brits will ‘roll over’ in Brexit negotiations as they have ‘no negotiating fucking power.’
If there’s one thing which ought to unite even the most passionate partisans of the different proposals, it’s the abject state of British decision-making on infrastructure.
Plus: Will Javid come back? Will Boris Island fly? Hazzer, formerly the Duke of Sussex. And: an ice bath in a Scandi forest.
Ruling on Heathrow airport expansion is a setback for the UK’s global trade ambitions.
If governments are going to keep signing up to ‘legally-binding targets’, this sort of thing will continue to happen. Legislative indolence is the root of judicial power.
British government failed to consider climate change commitments in planning for third runway, judges conclude.
Enough day dreaming about unfeasible and unfunded alternatives on islands in the estuary; enough dithering and delay.
Exciting developments in new technology, carbon credits and alternative fuel sources make the goal achievable.
An estuary airport was touted as his big idea on flight capacity during his time as Mayor of London. There’s nobody to stop him now.
Johnson and Shapps may lose a legal case over the expansion plan, and then decide whether or not to go to their favourite place – the Supreme Court.
Controversial high-speed railway is crucial element in the UK government’s agenda to ‘level up’ poorer parts of the country.
A member of Theresa May’s negotiating team sets out what each side would need to give in order to get to an agreement between the UK and the EU.
UK’s departure from the EU without an agreement ‘central assumption’ of Dublin’s 2020 budget, finance minister says.
Retired pilot Wayne Bayley wants to be the MP for Crawley, the home of Gatwick Airport.