HC Deb 05 February 1973 vol 850 cc9-10W
Mr. Moate

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry (1) what are the figures, in numbers and expressed as a percentage, of passengers and aircraft movements for charter and schedule aircraft, respectively, at London (Heathrow), London (Gatwick), Standsted and Luton for 1972; and what is his estimate of the position in 1980;

(2) what were the statistics and forecasts of aircraft movements used by the Roskill Commission when considering the siting of a third London airport; what have been the actual movements for the years since; and what are the latest forecasts for 1980 and 1990;

(3) to what capacity of maximum ultilisation the following airports were used in 1972 and what are the figures for aircraft movements in 1972 for: London Heathrow, London Gatwick, Stansted, Luton, Birmingham (Elmdon), Bristol (Lulsgate), Cardiff (Rhoose), Gloucester (Staverton), Manchester (Ringway), Liverpool (Speke), and Leeds/Bradford (Yeadon).

Mr. Onslow

This information is not readily available, but I am having it collected and will publish it in the OFFICIAL REPORT as soon as possible.