03:40PM, Tuesday 11 October 2016
An extra £20,000 looks set to be allocated by the Royal Borough to fund a legal fight if Heathrow Airport is given permission to expand.
If approved, the borough will have allocated £50,000 to launch a judicial review if expansion is given the go-ahead by the Government, with a decision expected within days.
The council has joined forces with the London boroughs of Hillingdon, Richmond and Wandsworth to oppose the building of a third runway at Heathrow, but the airport said any judicial review would be 'bound to failure' if approval is given.
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