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"I hope the commission considers the airport bringing the UK links to trading partners and not just more flights to Malaga, Tenerife and Corfu. The country deserves better decision-making if it is to pour 2 miles of concrete across acres of controversial, limited land resources.
If we mandated that runway use had to deliver national interest flights (linking deprived UK regions, access to export markets and so on), then perhaps it might be more justifiable.
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"I don't buy arguments that western schools teach children how to sit back and understand themselves. This level of reflection comes a bit later than at 15 years of age. Achieving children in the east learn not only facts but also work ethics which is even more important."
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