Theresa May 'risks losing MPs' if new Heathrow runway is greenlit: Goldsmith
Richmond Park MP Zac Goldsmith said expanding the west London hub would prove to be a "political millstone" for the Prime Minister and urged her to reconsider.
Mrs May is set to make a decision on whether to back a new runway at Heathrow or Gatwick, or both, very shortly, and possibly as early as next week.
Mr Goldsmith, who has promised to resign if Heathrow is expanded, wrote in the Sunday Telegraph: " There is no doubt that despite huge gains against the Liberal Democrats in west London in recent years, the Conservative Party would be badly damaged in the event that... read more
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