§ Sir G. Sinclair
asked the Minister of Aviation what plans he has to build a second runway at Gatwick Airport; and when he expects to begin construction.
§ Mr. Roy Jenkins
Preliminary engineering studies have been made, but no decision has been taken to start the construction of a second runway for London (Gatwick) Airport. It will be for the British Airports Authority, in consultation with my Ministry, to decide how and when they wish to proceed in this matter.