Andrew Neil and Jo Swinson
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Liberal Democrat conference: Jo Swinson on airport vote

The Liberal Democrats have rejected a bid to allow possible expansion at Gatwick Airport, following a debate at their party conference.

After the vote, Business Minister Jo Swinson said of the result: "We are a party of democracy".

She spoke to Andrew Neil about the debate and the issues raised including climate change, noise and air pollution, economic issues, and the planned HS2 rail line from London to the Midlands and northern England.

BBC coverage of the Lib Dem conference on Tuesday

BBC coverage of the Lib Dem conference on Monday

BBC index: Party conferences 2014

  • 07 Oct 2014
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