Appearance on Radio 4's Westminster Hour

Last weekend I appeared on the panel for Westminster Hour on BBC Radio 4, with Baroness Smith of Basildon (Labour’s leader in the House of Lords), Sir Christopher Meyer (former UK ambassador to Washington) and Heather Stewart (Political Editor of the Guardian).

Heathrow decision is best for the South West and for the country

Earlier this week, the Government announced its approval of the expansion of Heathrow Airport, with the addition of a third runway. I am pleased that the Government has tackled what has proven to be a very difficult decision so directly.