Not enough in­for­ma­tion to de­cide

Kentish Express Ashford & District - - OPINION -

A DE­CI­SION on whether to sup­port or op­pose plans to ex­pand Lydd Air­port has not been made by Hythe Town Coun­cil. At a meet­ing in the town hall last Wed­nes­day, coun­cil­lors said they did not have enough in­for­ma­tion to make a de­ci­sion. Mem­bers lis­tened to pre­sen­ta­tions by mem­bers of Lydd Air­port Ac­tion Group (LAAG) and rep­re­sen­ta­tives from the air­port be­fore dis­cussing the plans and tak­ing ques­tions from the pub­lic.

AN ON­LINE pe­ti­tion against the ex­pan­sion plans has been set up on Lydd Air­port Ac­tion Group’s web­site. The pe­ti­tion was launched on Sun­day. For more in­for­ma­tion or to sign it go to www.ly­d­dairp or­tac­tion.co.uk

DIS­CUS­SIONS about the air­port plans have been de­ferred by Lydd Town Coun­cil un­til af­ter the ref­er­en­dum. The de­ci­sion was taken on Mon­day night at a meet­ing of the plan­ning com­mit­tee.

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