CCC writes to Chris Grayling about Airports National Policy Statement

A letter from Lord Deben, Chairman of the Committee on Climate Change (CCC), and Baroness Brown of Cambridge, Deputy Chair of the CCC, to Chris Grayling MP, Secretary of State for Transport, about the Airports National Policy Statement.

It sets out the Committee’s:

  • response to the recent introduction of the Airports National Policy Statement in Parliament
  • views about the role of aviation in the overall strategy for emissions reduction (to meet the UK’s 2050 target to reduce total emissions by at least 80% compared to 1990 levels)
  • commitment to produce further advice to Government in 2019 about emissions from aviation