Ministers against new runway given freedom to speak against chosen airport
Cabinet ministers opposed to the Government's decision on airport expansion in the south east are to be given temporary freedom to voice their criticisms when the preferred option is announced next week, Downing Street has said.
The highly unusual special arrangement will heighten speculation that the Government is poised to give its backing to a new runway at Heathrow, which has been fiercely opposed by Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Education Secretary Justine Greening.
Cabinet discussed the runway issue for over an hour on Tuesday morning, but the final decision in the long-running... read more
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