Newquay's MP welcomes Search & Rescue move

Stephen Gilbert, Lib Dem MP for St Austell and Newquay says it's a 'step forward in the development of Newquay Airport':

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Search and Rescue sell off

The Government has confirmed Britain's Search and Rescue service is to be taken over by an American firm. Two Sikorsky S92 helicopters will be based at Newquay, and half of the new fleet of 22 helicopters will be built at AgustaWestland in Yeovil.