The debate in the House on Heathrow yesterday is well worth reading:
John Randall (against expansion) and David Wilshire (for) gave excellent speeches – and Labour MPs Fiona Mactaggart, Chris Mullin, Martin Salter, John McDonnell all made very effective contributions against expansion.
Here is the contribution to the debate from Alan Keen:
An excellent contribution from him, with exception of his response to Geoff Hoon’s intervention – which seemed odd and incomplete.
But I do not want to take away from him, what was an effective speech. What I particularly liked about his speech was his heavier focus on mixed mode than on the 3rd runway.
There is genuinely hardly any difference at all between Alan Keen and I on Heathrow.