Research and analysis

Airport expansion: DfT review of the Airports Commission's final report

The review undertaken by the Department for Transport of the Airports Commission's final report.


Review of the Airports Commission's final report

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This review:

  • assesses the degree to which the Airports Commission’s work aligns with its terms of reference set by government
  • considers and identifies whether there are any apparent or potential gaps in the evidence developed and considered by the Commission
  • highlights where recommendations may deviate from government policy
  • documents where implementation of the Commission’s recommendations requires action by government or others
Published 25 October 2016