Press Release: May 29 2013

LAAG lodges appeal with High Court over Lydd Airport decision

Lydd Airport Action Group (LAAG) has lodged an Appeal with the High Court of Justice over the governmentís decision to grant Lydd Airport permission to extend its runway and build a new terminal to support a passenger throughput of 500,000 per annum.

The application is brought under Section 288 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 to quash the decisions of the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government and the Secretary of State for Transport made in their letters dated April 10th, 2013.

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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