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COMPETITION AT HEATHROW

EDM (Early Day Motion) 338: tabled on 23 January 1991

Tabled in the 1990-91 session.

This motion has been signed by 5 Members. It has received 1 amendment.

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Motion text

That this House warmly welcomes the proposal by the Civil Aviation Authority that all airlines should be free to compete for access to Heathrow airport and that the antiquated rules preventing new airlines from using the airport should be abolished; notes that this is in line with Government policy on airline competition and deregulation which will increase consumer choice and improve the quality of service; and urges Her Majesty's Government to give effect to these recommendations as soon as possible to ensure that the smaller United Kingdom airlines can compete on equal terms with British Airways.

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COMPETITION AT HEATHROW (Amendment 1)
leave out from 'House' to end and add 'notes the proposals by the Civil Aviation Authority that all airlines should be free to apply for access to all airports in the London area; welcomes all reasonable proposals that seek to encourage fair competition and realistic deregulation; notes that no other major city with two airports is planning a similar change; regrets that the report does not address the social and environmental issues raised by such a change; reminds the Government that the planning behind the development of Stansted was based on the direction of new traffic to that airport; and urges the Secretary of State for Transport to ensure that, when taking his decision on these proposals, he does nothing to harm the interests of those who live near all affected airports or to do avoidable harm to any of the airlines currently using any of these airports.'.
Conservative, Spelthorne
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EDM 338A1: tabled on 29 January 1991