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HEATHROW AIRPORT EXPANSION FUNDING

EDM (Early Day Motion) 921: tabled on 27 February 2009

Tabled in the 2008-09 session.

This motion has been signed by 28 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House notes that BAA has reported a loss of £1.3 billion for 2008, with its parent company's debt totalling £12 billion, and that it faces the forced sale of airports currently in its ownership; and, in view of the significant potential shortfall facing Ferrovial, BAA's owners, in raising the funds to pay for a third runway and sixth terminal at Heathrow Airport, calls upon the Government to make a public commitment now that it will not provide funding or, in any way, stand as guarantor for the funding, including by the issuing of any letters of comfort, for the expansion of Heathrow Airport, given that this would crowd out many other much-needed and environmentally-sustainable transport projects requiring public investment.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.