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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.

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IoD: 'Heathrow expansion could help build Britain out of recession'

Mark Wallace of the Institute of Directors (IoD) has said that the Government, "has got to go forward in good faith and not rule out Heathrow before the consultation's finished."

He added, "one of the best ways for Britain to build our way out of recession is to link our economy to those economies that are still growing."

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