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The government is to hold a formal consultation on controversial plans for a new airport in the Thames Estuary

The consultation on the airport, dubbed "Boris Island" because of its backing from London Mayor Boris Johnson, is expected to be announced in March.Downing Street said no decisions had been made but ministers wanted to explore all options for maintaining the UK's status as a global aviation hub.

The prime minister has previously ruled out any further expansion to Heathrow

 

Written by Scott Buckler
Wednesday, 18 January 2012 9:09

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