Consultations

WLFoE responded to Heathrow’s Statutory Consultation on its expansion Masterplan, which closed on 13 September 2019. WLFoE response

WLFoE responded to the Airports National Policy Statement consultation which closed in December 2017. West London Friends of the Earth response

Alongside the official consultations, Heathrow Airport has been running its own consultations. Two are closed (ie no more responses are being taken): Heathrow Expansion Consultation 1 (closed 28th March 2018) and Heathrow Airspace Consultation 1  (also closed 28th March 2018).

The Heathrow Noise Action Plan consultation opened on 16th May, closed 26th June 2018.

Friends of the Earth is reluctant to take part in such consultations. Being undertaken by a private company that obviously has its own agenda, the information presented to the public is inevitably biased and partial.  Unlike government consultations, standards of transparency and impartiality do not have to be met. The responses will undoubtedly be used to inform and support Heathrow’s extensive public relations campaign.

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