18 January 2011

Denis MacShane (Rotherham, Labour): Asked the Secretary of State for Transport what recent discussions he has had with his ministerial colleagues on mobilising resources to permit the maximum functioning of Heathrow during the recent severe weather.

 Theresa Villiers (Aviation Minister, Conservative): Through the course of the recent severe weather conditions, the Secretary of State chaired the Ministerial Winter Resilience Network set up to co-ordinate actions across Government Departments. He also provided the Prime Minister with regular updates on the position on the recent severe weather, with particular reference to the functioning of Heathrow.