Press Release: January 14 2014

High Court Hearing to Quash Lydd Airport Decision Imminent

Lydd Airport Action Group’s (LAAG’s) High Court Appeal to quash the government’s decision to grant Lydd Airport permission to extend its runway and build a new terminal to support 500,000 passengers per annum will be heard on Thursday January 23rd and Friday January 24th, 2014. The RSPB is also appealing separately and their hearing will be held on the previous two days.

The decision to approve the development was made on April 10th, 2013 by the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government and the Secretary of State for Transport.

The Hearing will be at the Royal Courts of Justice and is open to the public.

LAAG is represented by Matthew Horton QC

Louise Barton
Lydd Airport Action Group
The Hook
Madeira Road , Littlestone
Kent ,TN28 8QX,

01797 361 548

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