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S5W-03661: Mike Rumbles (North East Scotland)

Scottish Liberal Democrats

Date lodged: 12 October 2016

To ask the Scottish Government, further to its news release of 10 October 2016, Support for Heathrow expansion, what (a) environmental, and (b) other organisations it consulted prior to deciding whether to support a third runway, and on what dates, broken down by which (i) ministers and (ii) officials attended.

Answered by: Keith Brown 27 October 2016

The report of the Airports Commission published in July 2015 sets out its environmental considerations on expansion of London Heathrow. The Scottish Government did not carry out a separate consultation process.