It’s disappointing that there is to be further delay on a decision on whether or not to build a third runway at Heathrow.
West & North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce added its weight this week to the call for air expansion but, once again, a decision has been kicked into the long grass.
The national Chamber body last night called the indecision ‘gutless’, saying it would have adverse economic consequences. A Chamber letter to the Prime Minister said expansion was a “no brainer”, in that it would enhance regional connectivity, improve long-haul connections, while boosting exports, investment and tourism.
Read more on the announcement and the background to the arguments around airport expansion on the BBC website here.