Heathrow runway given go-ahead
In a bizarre turn of events, however, the Conservatives, usually the party of economic good sense, have opposed the development, vowing to scrap the plan if they win the next election.
Conservative transport spokeswoman Theresa Villiers said: "Be in no doubt, this is a bleak day for our environment. Labour's plans for a third runway at Heathrow would inflict devastating damage on the environment."
We sure live in strange times - when Labour governments are more concerned about the economy and Conservatives more about the environment...
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