Sadiq Khan urges Corbyn to back Gatwick expansion

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Labour was embroiled in its own row over airport expansion on Saturday night as the party’s candidate to be London mayor, Sadiq Khan, called on Jeremy Corbyn to rule out a third runway at Heathrow once and for all and back expansion of Gatwick airport as official party policy.

Mayoral hopeful Zac Goldsmith would stand down over third runway

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Zac Goldsmith has signalled his determination to do nothing to jeopardise his campaign to stand as the Conservative candidate in the London mayoral contest by confirming that he will remain in the party even if he is forced to resign his parliamentary seat over the expansion of Heathrow airport.