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Have your say on Government's airport strategy

Posted on March 14th, 2017

Chamber member Heathrow Airport is urging businesses to take part in the Government's draft Airports National Policy Statement consultation.

Responses to the consultation will shape the Government's position when the Commons votes on a final version of the NPS this winter.

It has been reported that the north-west runway plan at Heathrow will create thousands of new jobs in every region of Britain.

To read the Government's draft Airports National Policy Statement: new runway capacity and infrastructure at airports and the South East of England, find out more about the consultation and who to contact with queries about it, or submit a response, visit

The consultation runs until 25 May 2017.