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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Heathrow capacity 'damages growth' says MPs

A new report by MPs says the Coalition government should change their position, and support a third runway. Credit: Press Association

A new report by MPs is calling for the Coalition government to change its position and support a third runway at Heathrow.

The All Party Parliamentary Group on Aviation said capacity constraints at the airport are restricting the UK's economic potential.

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