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BARRA AND HEATHROW AIRPORTS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 242: tabled on 15 June 2016

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 15 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 recognises that the Beach Airport in Barra, Hebrides, celebrates 80 years of landing on the beach and that the beach runway is the only one in the Northern Hemisphere, perhaps the world, that has scheduled flights; notes that the airport has three designated runways, one more than Heathrow; and congratulates the people of Barra for having the foresight to make the decision on having such an airport and hopes that the UK Government can follow the people of Barra in making a decision on Heathrow airport expansion.

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.

These members had previously signed the motion, but have now withdrawn their support. The date shown is when the Member withdrew their signature from the motion.