Heathrow: Cabinet set for new runway decision
Ministers will discuss whether to give the go-ahead for a new Heathrow runway on Tuesday, the BBC understands.
The BBC's political editor Laura Kuenssberg said the economic sub-committee, chaired by Theresa May, is set to discuss the issue before it goes for approval by the full cabinet.
If backed, MPs would then be asked to vote on the issue in the coming weeks.
The government has backed expansion in principle despite opposition from key figures such as Boris Johnson.
The foreign secretary, who is MP for Uxbridge and Hillingdon in west London, has long been opposed to Heathrow expansion on... read more
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