HC Deb 27 July 1979 vol 971 c593W
Mr. Adley

asked the Secretary of State for Trade what percentage increase in construction costs he estimates would be involved in building an airport at Foulness compared with an ordinary site.

Mr. Tebbit

The study group on South-East airports is presently preparing estimates of the costs of a new airport on each of the six sites, including Maplin, which it is evaluating. This will be part of the advice on airports policy I expect to receive in the Autumn.

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