HC Deb 28 January 1985 vol 72 cc11-2W
Mr. Andrew F. Bennett

asked the Secretary of State for Transport what material was available to the airport inquiries in 1981–83 in relation to the effects of expenditure on airport development on (a) public expenditure patterns, (b) the ancillary effects on jobs of large-scale public investments in airport development in various regions and (c) the relationship between airports policy and regional investments and development.

Mr. Michael Spicer

The material available to the airports inquiries in 1981–83 is referred to in the inspector's report which was published on 10 December. The appendices in part IX provide an index of inquiry documents.

Mr. Trotter

asked the Secretary of State for Transport to what extent developments at United Kingdom regional airports have been approved in the last 10 years; what was the total cost in each case and the cost to central Government; and which proposed developments have not been approved.

Mr. Michael Spicer

I shall write to my hon. Friend.