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Thames Estuary Airport

EDM number 493 in 2010-12, proposed by Gordon Henderson on 13/07/2010.
Categorised under the topic of Aviation.

That this House notes the re-inauguration of the Thames Estuary Airport All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) to promote consideration of a new airport in the Thames Estuary; believes that this APPG is ill-conceived as such an airport would be economically unviable, operationally unsafe and environmentally disastrous; and is concerned that continued speculation about thefeasibility of an airport in the Thames Estuary is bringing unnecessary uncertaintyand distress to those residents of North Kent and South Essex who would be most affected by its construction.

This motion has been signed by a total of 9 MPs.

Gordon Henderson13/07/2010Sittingbourne and SheppeyConservativeProposed
Jackie Doyle-Price13/07/2010ThurrockConservativeSeconded
Mark Reckless13/07/2010Rochester and StroodConservativeSeconded
Kelvin Hopkins14/07/2010Luton NorthLabourSeconded
Tracey Crouch14/07/2010Chatham and AylesfordConservativeSeconded
John Leech14/07/2010Manchester, WithingtonLiberal DemocratSeconded
Jeremy Corbyn15/07/2010Islington NorthLabourSigned
Mike Hancock15/07/2010Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
Martin Horwood13/10/2010CheltenhamLiberal DemocratSigned

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