Climate concerns prompt members to vote against officers' recommendation to back Southampton Airport expansion

Councillors have voted against a recommendation to grant planning permission for the extension of Southampton Airport's runway after members disagreed with planners on key issues, including the scheme's impact on climate change.

by Michael Donnelly
Southampton Airport: Expansion plans not backed by members (cc-by-sa/2.0 - © Roy Gray - geograph.org.uk/p/28103)
Southampton Airport: Expansion plans not backed by members (cc-by-sa/2.0 - © Roy Gray - geograph.org.uk/p/28103)

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