In association with Gatwick Airport
Does Britain really need a new airport, or simply more competition between existing ones? In this special View from 22 podcast, the Spectator’s editor Fraser Nelson discusses whether the current and future patterns of air travel mean Britain needs a new airport at all, the pros and cons of various expansion options, which option would see the best deal for passengers and the importance of air travel to economic growth.
Joining the panel are Stewart Wingate, CEO of Gatwick Airport, Margot James, the Conservative MP for Stourbridge and member of the No.10 policy unit, and Eamonn Butler, director and co-founder of the Adam Smith Institute.
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The View from 22 in association with Gatwick — the airport conundrum. Length: 27:42
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