Shadow chancellor John McDonnell has condemned "devastating" Government plans for a third runway at Heathrow and pledged to continue campaigning against its expansion "so that it never sees the light of day".
The Labour MP has long fought the expansion plans at an airport sited within his west London constituency of Hayes and Harlington.
My response to the Government’s announcement today to support a third runway at Heathrow in my constituency. https://t.co/V7OaiZ8XGn
Tory MPs are taking lumps out of each other on Heathrow, grammar schools and - above all - the true meaning of Brexit.
Environmentalist Goldsmith called the move "catastrophic" - and announced he will now stand as an independent in protest.
The expansion of the London airport will affect the whole of the UK, with more domestic routes, while impacting air fares and house prices.