Downing St: Coalition to keep runway pledge

Downing Street said the coalition would stick by its commitment that there would not be a third runway.

The coalition parties have made a pledge not to have a third runway and that is a pledge that we will keep. We don't see the argument for a third runway.

– Number 10 spokeswoman

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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.