Consultation outcome

Heathrow expansion: revised draft Airports National Policy Statement

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Government response to the consultations on the Airports National Policy Statement

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Detail of outcome

The government believes that the need for additional capacity in the south-east of England is best met by a new north-west runway at Heathrow Airport.

The planning policy framework which an applicant for a north-west runway at Heathrow Airport would have to comply with in order to obtain development consent is set out in the proposed Airports National Policy Statement.

Between 2 February and 19 December 2017 the government undertook 2 consultations seeking views on a draft and a revised draft of the Airports National Policy Statement.

After analysing responses to both consultation the government has published:

The independent consultation adviser, Sir Jeremy Sullivan, has produced reports on the February 2017 and October 2017 consultation processes.

Feedback received

Summary of responses to the revised draft Airports National Policy Statement consultation

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Detail of feedback received

The consultation on the revised draft Airports National Policy Statement received 11,028 responses. OPM Group have produced a summary of consultation responses.

This summary of responses follows on from the summary of responses to the February 2017 consultation.

Original consultation

Summary

Seeking views on the impact of changes to the draft Airport National Policy Statement made since the previous consultation.

This consultation ran from
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Consultation description

The government believes that the need for additional capacity in the south-east of England is best met by a new north-west runway at Heathrow Airport.

The planning policy framework which the applicant for a north-west runway at Heathrow Airport would have to comply with in order to get development consent is set out in the draft Airports National Policy Statement.

A consultation on the draft Airports National Policy Statement ran between 2 February and 25 May 2017.

We are now consulting on the revised draft Airports National Policy Statement. The revised draft Airports National Policy Statement sets out the impact of changes arising from:

If you have comments about the consultation process, please contact the independent consultation adviser.

Documents

Consultation on the revised draft Airports National Policy Statement: new runway capacity and infrastructure at airports in the south-east of England

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Ymgynghori ar Ddrafft Diwygiedig Datganiad Polisi Cenedlaethol Meysydd Awyr

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Published 24 October 2017
Last updated 5 June 2018 + show all updates
  1. Outcome to both consultations on the Airports National Policy Statement.
  2. First published.