In 1982, when Mrs L has said she first contacted office Z about her entitlement to RP, her contributions’ record contains no information about her pre-1948 employment. It is not clear if office IS looked up the contributions’ record before telling Mrs L, as she has said they did, that she had no entitlement. If office Z had looked up the record, they should have noticed that Mrs L might […]

Thirty years is a very short time for forward planning of air transport, when one considers the very long lead times in developing any major airport expansion or new airport. Airport planning in the UK tends to have been characterized by a short-term incremental approach which can lead to highly sub-optimal outcomes, particularly because it favours expansion of existing facilities at the expense of developing superior new facilities. The contrast […]