• Cortes in London meetings

    Cortes in London meetings0

    The Minister for Education and Environment, Dr John Cortes, represented the Government of Gibraltar in London at the Overseas Territories pre-Joint Ministerial Council meeting this week. The main purpose of the meeting was to discuss the agenda for the full JMC meeting at the end of the year. In addition, subjects such as the environment

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  • Heathrow can sue if expansion goes wrong, minister reveals

    Heathrow can sue if expansion goes wrong, minister reveals0

    By Dan O’Donoghue, Press Association Political Staff Heathrow Airport will be able to recover “potentially billions of pounds of costs” if the third runway expansion goes wrong, MPs have heard. The decision to press ahead with expansion plan was announced on Tuesday after years of wrangling and delay. Former transport secretary Justine Greening, who secured

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  • Heathrow’s third runway given go-ahead by ministers

    Heathrow’s third runway given go-ahead by ministers0

    A third runway at Heathrow Airport has been given the go-ahead by the Cabinet, Transport Secretary Chris Grayling announced. The divisive project was approved at a meeting of ministers on the Cabinet’s economic sub-committee. MPs will be given a vote on the scheme by early July. Mr Grayling told the Commons: “Today I am laying

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