Heathrow: Most MPs support third runway expansion
Heathrow airport has insisted there is "no delay" in the decision over a third runway and claims most MPs back its expansion.
Ministers have been told the Government's preferred option will be announced next week but will be followed by a "full and fair" public consultation before a final decision is made and then put to MPs.
Prime Minister Theresa May also moved to head off possible Cabinet resignations by giving ministers freedom to speak out against the Government's decision, which has been fiercely opposed by Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Education Secretary... read more
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