HC Deb 12 December 1983 vol 50 c310W
Mr. Alfred Morris

asked the Secretary of State for Transport (1) what is Her Majesty's Government's policy for the future ownership of airports currently owned in part by metropolitan authorities; and if he will make a statement;

(2) why the application by Singapore Airlines for a licence to use Manchester international airport was turned down; if he will arrange for the matter to be urgently reviewed; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. David Mitchell

I shall answer these questions shortly.