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Heathrow's third runway plan beggars belief. So don't expect Boris Johnson to block it | Simon Jenkins

The strategy unveiled this week by the airport is monstrous - and the former London mayor has gone quiet about opposing itI will lie down in front of those bulldozers and stop the construction of that third runway ... Heathrow is just undeliverable and the sooner we face that the sooner our salvation."This was then London mayor Boris Johnson's most famous pledge, made in 2015. Expanding an airport on the outskirts of a major city, he told delighted listeners, was "the kind of thing that could have happened in China in the 1950s". It would be impossible in London, he said, because of the legal challenges, environmental costs and the offence to human rights. "It is just not going to happen." As recently as last June, Johnson went awol as foreign secretary to avoid voting for Heathrow. Continue reading...
Zdroj: The Guardian

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