Decision on Heathrow Runway May Be Delayed by EU Membership Vote

  • A referendum this year would dominate agenda, McLoughlin says
  • Aim is still to reach verdict on airport expansion in 2015

Heathrow's proposed third runway.

Source: Heathrow Airport

U.K. Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin raised the possibility of further delays to a decision on expanding London’s Heathrow airport, as the government prioritizes a vote on Britain’s membership of the European Union.

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