HC Deb 04 March 1988 vol 128 cc737-8W
Mr. Alfred Morris

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, further to his meeting on 17 February with the right hon. Member for Manchester, Wythenshawe, and in the light of the proposal given by the United States Government to the British embassy in Washington on 19 February, when formal negotiations are to commence on the prospects for increased United States carrier access to Manchester airport; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Peter Bottomley

We have requested an early meeting with the United States Government. We await their reply.