Heathrow approval puts business above political and environment issues
Post-Brexit vote economic considerations appear to have guided Theresa May’s decision, which will face broad opposition
The independent commission charged with deciding whether a new runway should be built in the UK started a report last year by declaring that air links were vital for the economy, trade and investment. It went on to select Heathrow as the best site. After 15 months of deliberation, on Tuesday, the government backed this verdict.
Source: Guardian Transport