HC Deb 04 March 1992 vol 205 c175W
Mr. Loyden

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what representations he has had about the future of Liverpool airport; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. McLoughlin

In the past few days we have received correspondence drawing attention to the effect of British Midland's recent decision to end its service between Liverpool and Heathrow. That decision was one for the commercial judgment of the private sector airline concerned. The operation and marketing of Liverpool airport, to encourage airlines to provide services appropriate to meet demand, is a matter for its management.

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