London Mayor Boris Johnson has suggested that a new Kent airport could trigger major expansion. On his tour to India he said an offshore airport in the Thames Estuary may lead to schools, hospitals and further development.
We have an interview with Boris Johnson in India and response from Kent MPs Gordon Henderson and Mark Reckless - plus Kent County Council leader Paul Carter.
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