HC Deb 31 July 1997 vol 299 c535W
Mr. Gerald Howarth

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions (1) if he will make a statement about his policy on business aviation; [12233]

(2) if it is his policy to maintain access for business aviation to the widest possible network of United Kingdom airfields. [12234]

Ms Glenda Jackson

The Government recognise the importance of business aviation. Guidance to planning authorities on their approach to air transport, including business and general aviation, along with the impact of airports on the environment, will be part of the wide-ranging review of policy leading to the White Paper on integrated transport strategy.