Decision details

Appealing the Decision to Dismiss the Legal Challenge to the National Policy Statement on Heathrow Expansion

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for the Environment

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


1.    That funding be agreed to meet the costs of an appeal.


2.    The estimated cost of these proceedings is as set out in the exempt appendix.


Reasons for the decision:

The Council established a resident-led commission in 2014 to inform its response to the Davies Commission consultation on airport expansion in the South East.  The H&F Commission on Airport Expansion confirmed that most H&F residents are opposed to a third runway at Heathrow due to the increase in noise and air pollution that this would mean for the borough.


H&F Council is committed to opposing any Government decision that will have a negative impact on its residents. 


Alternative options considered:


Publication date: 07/08/2019

Date of decision: 23/05/2019

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