Wealden MP Charles Hendry Slams Gatwick Airport CEO Over Estuary Airport Stance

Charles HendryWealden MP Charles Hendry has hit out at comments made by the CEO of Gatwick Airport in light of the Davies Commissions’ decision to rule out the Thames Estuary airport proposal.

Sir Howard Davies officially ruled out the Thames Estuary Airport proposal from his deliberations.

Mr Hendry was responding to comments made by Gatwick CEO Stewart Wingate who said Gatwick was the only viable option left because it could be delivered with more certainty than the Heathrow options, could be done faster and “can be delivered without the significant environmental impacts expansion at Heathrow would inflict on London”

Mr Hendry slammed the commission, which was set up in 2012 and is due to report back to the Government with its final recommendation on whether future of proposals for Heathrow or Gatwick expansion of airport next summer.

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