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Labour and Lib Dems could benefit from Boris’s airports fetish

John Stewart, chair of AirportWatch, writes about the potential electoral consequences of Boris Johnson’s lust for more airports and runways in the South East.

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As Heathrow grows, noise and air pollution needs to be tackled

Londoners’ concerns about noise and air pollution from an already expanding Heathrow Airport have been lost amidst the renewed debate over a third runway.

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Heathrow third runway: Was Ed Miliband right all along?

Would the UK and the planet be better off with a third runway at Heathrow and a Labour government with Ed Miliband still at Dept. of Energy and Climate Change?

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Heathrow: The whirlpool of uncertainty is playing to the aviation industry’s advantage

AirportWatch’s John Stewart reports on the latest news in the debate on aviation in the south east, following reports the Heathrow third runway is back on.

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Budget 2012: Will the coalition u-turn on its ‘no new runways’ pledge?

John Stewart, chair of AirportWatch, writes about the government’s recent remarks on airport expansion and aviation, following today’s budget.

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Cameron: I’m backing Boris (Island)

John Stewart of AirportWatch argues that the announcement of Cameron’s support for an island estuary airport owes nothing to its efficacy and everything to political gamesmanship

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Aviation industry turn on Greening over her opposition to third runway

We reveal the aviation industry’s attempt to imply new transport secretary Justine Greening is “compromised” because of her opposition to a third runway at Heathrow.

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Coalition aviation policy is still green… for now

In advance of the government launching its sustainable aviation framework consultation on Thursday, Natan Doron takes a closer look at the coalition’s aviation policy.

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Boris’s airport arguments don’t stand up to scrutiny

Boris Johnson’s attacks on the government’s aviation policy are becoming increasingly strident, reports John Stewart of Airport Watch.

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Per-flight tax pledge just another per-day coalition failure

There has been yet another coalition u-turn – this time over the per-flight tax pledge, reports the Fabian Society’s Natan Doron.

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