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Stansted expansion plans not to be treated as NSIP, rules High Court

Stansted expansion plans not to be treated as NSIP, rules High Court

Monday 17 February 2020

The High Court has decided that a planning application to increase passenger numbers at Stansted Airport does not need to be treated as a Nationally Significant Infrastructure Project (NSIP). The announcement, made on Friday, February 7, that the Secretary of State for Transport does not have a statutory duty to treat the application as an […] Read more >

Stansted expansion plans blocked by district council

Stansted expansion plans blocked by district council

Wednesday 29 January 2020

Plans to increase the number of passengers travelling through Stansted Airport have been refused by Uttlesford District Council. Airport operator Manchester Airports Group had wanted to hike passenger numbers from 35 million to 43 million a year, but the local authority’s planning committee went against the advice of their officers and rejected the proposal, which […] Read more >

Decision due on Stansted expansion this week: ‘The world has moved on’

Decision due on Stansted expansion this week: ‘The world has moved on’

Wednesday 22 January 2020

Are we nearing a final decision on Stansted Airport’s bid to increase passenger numbers from 35 million to 43 million a year? The plans were backed by Uttlesford District Council’s planning committee in November last year, but the full council chose to re-examine the proposals in light of UK Carbon Net Zero 2050 legislation. The […] Read more >

Climate-change rules will be considered in delayed Stansted decision

Climate-change rules will be considered in delayed Stansted decision

Monday 29 July 2019

UK Carbon Net Zero 2050 legislation will be brought into play when plans to expand Stansted airport are reconsidered. The airport’s bid to increase passenger numbers to from 35 million to 43 million a year was backed by Uttlesford District Council’s planning committee (courtesy of the chairman’s casting vote) in November last year. Full council […] Read more >