Clegg: Debate needed on increasing airport capacity

The Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has said the Coalition will not approve a third runway at Heathrow, but admitted there was "a legitimate debate to be had" about how to increase aviation capacity.

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Heathrow 'needs 3rd runway'

Capacity constraints at Heathrow Airport are restricting growth, according to a new report by MPs which calls for the Government to reverse its position and support a new runway. MP Tim Yeo challenged the PM on the issue yesterday.