Third Heathrow runway would be bad for the whole UK | Letters

Taxpayers everywhere – including those living hundreds of miles away from the south-east – will all pay for the expansion, write local MPs, lords and council leaders

We are writing to you regarding Heathrow and the hidden costs that we believe need to be explored.

Lots of promises have been made to lots of people in different parts of the country about the extra domestic routes they can expect if a third Heathrow runway is built. It’s all part of a divide-and-rule strategy which glosses over the health impacts of worsening noise and air pollution in south and west London while cheerily talking up the prospects of improved internal connections from an expanded hub airport.

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Source: The Guardian
Third Heathrow runway would be bad for the whole UK | Letters