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Government welcomes Airports Commission interim report

Airport Commission interim report published.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Aircraft in flight

Department for Transport’s spokesperson said:

The government welcomes the publication of the Airports Commission’s interim report. It represents a significant step forward in the commission’s work in assessing options for meeting the UK’s international aviation needs, ahead of the publication of its final recommendations expected in 2015.

The Secretary of State for Transport will make an oral statement to Parliament later today.

Published 17 December 2013