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Why is David Cameron delaying Heathrow expansion?

Four reasons this decision is a tricky one

By Josh Lowe  

A Gulf Air jet arrives over the top of houses to land at Heathrow Airport. © REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

Read John Kay on the flaws in the case for Heathrow

David Cameron is coming under heavy fire in the press today, after putting off a decision on whether to add a new runway to Heathrow or Gatwick airport until the summer—despite having previously promised an answer by the end of this year. A report…

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