Boris Johnson hits out at third runway as ‘undeliverable’ with Richmond Park MP to step down after ‘catastrophic’ announcement

Conservative MP Zac Goldsmith is set to resign and force a byelection in protest after the government finally gave the go-ahead to a third runway at Heathrow airport, a decision it hailed as “momentous”.

The former London mayoral candidate was one of several senior Tories, including Boris Johnson and Justine Greening, to criticise Theresa May’s decision to back expansion at Heathrow, overturning the party’s previous opposition to a third runway.

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Source: Guardian Environment