§ Sir J. Gilmour
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what representations he has received on the planning requirements for the new air terminal building for Edinburgh Airport.
§ Mr. Rankin
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what plans he now has for the further development of Edinburgh Airport; what their nature is; and whether they involve a public inquiry.156W
§ Mr. Gordon Campbell
The British Airports Authority has applied for planning permissions for a new runway and new terminal facilities at this airport, and I have directed that the applications be referred to me for decision. As has been advertised in the Press, interested persons or organisations may lodge representations before 6th July; and I shall decide thereafter whether to arrange a public local inquiry.