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Speech on ISIL in Syria

Speech on ISIL in Syria by Crispin Blunt MP in the House of Commons today.

Crispin Blunt responds to CAA Gatwick departures review

Reacting to the announcement by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) to make changes to some departure routes from Gatwick Airport, Crispin Blunt MP said:“Today’s announcement by the CAA confirms the change to the ‘route 4’ westerly departure which I reported on 17th September. I am pleased that the CAA is working with Gatwick Airport to prioritise improvements to this route. I urge them not to waste a moment in implementing the CAA recommendations. As I said before, the ongoing delays in fixing this have meant residents living beneath this concentrated flight path are having to put up with unrelenting noise pollution.

Figures show crippling costs of renewing Trident

An answer to a parliamentary question tabled by Crispin Blunt MP reveals that the costs of servicing the UK’s nuclear deterrent alone are estimated to continue to the 2060s at 6% of the defence budget, while the acquisition costs will be around £25 billion, higher than an earlier upper estimate of £20 billion.