I’M DISAPPOINTED by the announcement that we’ll have to wait until next year to get a decision on a third runway at Heathrow.
But I concede that 70,000 submissions to the consultation will have to be considered and that might take a little while. And given that a judicial review – whatever the decision – is inevitable, consideration must be seen to be thorough.
Meanwhile Theresa Villiers is sounding more and more like a Liberal Democrat in her increasingly shrill opposition on environmental grounds. Many Tories on the sensible wing of the party are incredulous, not just at Villiers’ stance, but at the speed at which Do-Nothing capitulated to her view.