Department for Transport answers Rehman's written question on proposals for Thames Estuary airport

On 16th March, Rehman submitted the following question to the Department for Transport:

"To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what his policy is on proposals for a Thames estuary airport."

Chris Heaton Harris, Minister of State at the Department for Transport, has provided the following response:

"The Court of Appeal has ruled that the designation of the Airports National Policy Statement has no legal effect unless, and until, this Government carries out a review.

It is a complex judgment that the Government will need time to consider carefully."

All of Rehman's written questions submitted in this parliamentary session can be read here: