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Expansion of Heathrow Airport
Published Wednesday, February 4, 2009 | Commons Briefing papers RP09-11
This paper gives an overview of both the transport and environmental policy background in which this decision has been taken; the planning aspects of the proposal; its anticipated environmental impacts; and relevant statistical issues.
Aviation and Climate Change
Published Thursday, January 24, 2008 | Commons Briefing papers RP08-08
Aviation and Climate Change. House of Commons Library Research Paper 08/08
Transport biofuels, August 2007
Published Wednesday, August 1, 2007 | POSTnotes POST-PN-293
Transport biofuels, August 2007. POSTnote 07/293.
Civil Aviation Bill (Bill 12 2005-06)
Published Thursday, June 23, 2005 | Commons Briefing papers RP05-51
Civil Aviation Bill (Bill 12 2005-06). House of Commons Library research Paper 05/51
The Environmental Costs of Aviation, November 2003
Published Saturday, November 1, 2003 | POSTnotes POST-PN-207
This briefing examines the basis for the Government’s estimates of environmental costs of aviation and how these could be used in policy decisions related to airport expansion and environmental regulation.
Anti-Terrorism Crime and Security Bill, Parts I,II,VIII,IX and XIII:Property security and crime (Bill 49 of 2001-02)
Published Monday, November 19, 2001 | Commons Briefing papers RP01-99
Anti-Terrorism Crime and Security Bill, Parts I,II,VIII,IX and XIII:Property security and crime (Bill 49 of 2001/02). House of Commons Library Research Paper 01/99.
Transport Bill (Bill 8 1999/2000)
Published Monday, December 13, 1999 | Commons Briefing papers RP99-102
The Transport Bill: Part I: national air traffic services (Bill 8 of 1999/2000). House of Commons Library Research Paper 99/102.