Supreme Court backs government's airports policy supporting third Heathrow runway

The Supreme Court has overturned a landmark Court of Appeal ruling and backed the government's Airports National Policy Statement (ANPS) favouring a third runway at Heathrow, after judges ruled that ministers lawfully took into account the UK's climate change commitments under the Paris Agreement.

by Court reporter
The Supreme Court (pic: Chrial Jon Flickr)
The Supreme Court (pic: Chrial Jon Flickr)

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