London Mayor Boris Johnson said: "We've all been elected on a manifesto to stop Heathrow expansion and say no to a third runway and it may be that the reshuffle had absolutely nothing to do with Heathrow.
"I'm perfectly prepared to accept that, if the government will now end the uncertainty and rule out a third runway both now and in the future."
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