Runway Casualty: Greg Hands MP

Runway Casualty: Greg Hands MP

PARLIAMENT has a habit of drawing together unlikely bedfellows. On June 26th, an old-school Thatcherite and a socialist who lists one of his hobbies as “fermenting the overthrow of capitalism” were two of the 119 MPs opposed to the motion to build a third runway at Heathrow. Unfortunately for Greg...

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Zac Goldsmith resigns as MP for Richmond Park in protest at Heathrow announcement

Zac Goldsmith resigns as MP for Richmond Park in protest at Heathrow announcement

After the decision to build a third runway at Heathrow announced yesterday, Zac Goldsmith has stood by statements he has made throughout the airport expansion discussion and has resigned. Goldsmith has been vocal about his opposition to the Heathrow expansion since 2007. “My position is the same as it was...

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