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New airport debate needed

Mike Thorn (Letters last week) draws attention to the way the south-east hogs capital spending (Wembley, Olympics, St Pancras/HS1, and now Crossrail).

However, Colin Clarke's attempt to bring some balance to the debate over airport capacity is most opportune. We need another airport/runway in the south-east like a hole in the head.

What the country needs is investment in clean coal, energy from waste and nuclear power. Fortunately, none of these are likely to be built near London.

PETER STYLES, Kingsbury, Warwickshire, peter_styles @msn.com

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