Scottish government backs Heathrow expansion
The Scottish government has said it is backing the plan to add a third runway at London's Heathrow airport.
The project has been heavily debated for a number of years, but Scottish ministers have said it offers significant strategic and economic benefits for Scotland.
The government said this would include up to 16,000 new jobs.
Heathrow Airport and the Scottish government will sign a Memorandum of Understanding later.
This will highlight a number of commitments by Heathrow Airport, including the new jobs.
Logistics hub If the expansion goes ahead, about £200m would be spent on construction... read more
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