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Airports: South East

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 18077, tabled on 27 November 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether the Infrastructure and Projects Authority will assume responsibility for future projects to increase airport capacity in the South East.

Answered on

4 December 2015

The Government is currently considering the large amount of very detailed analysis contained in the Airports Commission’s final report before taking any decisions on next steps.


The Government will carefully consider all the evidence set out, including that on costs, when making a decision on additional runway capacity.