Manston Airport was the subject of another of Lembit Opik’s discussion programmes on BBC Radio Kent today.
In it, Cllr Chris Wells explains the situation that the Council finds itself in, needing credible business plans, guaranteed funding and sufficient evidence to satisfy the public interest test to be able to pursue the return of an airport at Manston. There are also several comments by the public to the debate, all positive for the airport and supporting the suggestions that it would benefit the south east runway capacity issue.
From the three hour show, we have extracted the items connected to Manston for you to listen here:
However, if you wish to listen to the other debates including Dreamland, Brexit and prison policy, it is currently available on iPlayer here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p04lwtwq#play