Welcome to Future HeathrowIn response to the British Chamber of Commerce report 'Economic benefits of Hub Airports' published on 13 July 2009, Lord Soley of Hammersmith, Campaign Director of Future Heathrow said:
"The report estimates that delaying a third runway at Heathrow costs the UK economy £1bn every single year. Given the current economic climate, is this a cost we can afford to ignore?
"When a report estimates the economic benefits of a project at £30bn and there is private investment ready and willing to fund the entire development, then it is extremely difficult to claim the business case for a third runway doesn't stack up."
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Delaying a third runway costs the UK economy £1bn a year(13.07.09)
Building a third runway at Heathrow would add £30bn to the UK economy, according to a new study published today by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC).
The report, entitled 'Economic Impacts of Hub Airports', forecast that building a third runway at the airport would deliver between £8.6bn and £12.8bn in increased productivity, and approximately...
Future Heathrow welcomes Government decision15.01.09
In response to the Government's announcement on a third runway at Heathrow, Lord Soley of Hammersmith, Campaign Director of Future Heathrow said: "This is the right decision for Britain. It...
Heathrow's third runway gets the go-ahead15.01.09
The Transport Secretary, Geoff Hoon, has today announced the Goverment will support a third runway at Heathrow Airport. You can read the full text of Geoff Hoon's statement on Heathrow ...
The UK can’t afford to duck the decision on Heathrow’s third runway.12.01.09
Leading members from the UK’s business community and trade union movement have today collectively expressed their support for a third runway at Heathrow in advertisements in the national pres...
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