Articles by: Joe Wood

News, Transport

Heathrow expansion: Where are the 4th and 5th runways going to be?

Heathrow expansion: Finally the 3rd runway at Heathrow has been given the greenlight, but this alone will not meet our long term needs.  The decision regarding the approval of a third runway at Heathrow has taken far too long and, quite frankly, if it wasn’t for David Cameron’s political maneuvering […]

by × October 27, 2016 ×

News, Transport

Airport expansion: Just make a decision!

Another year gone by and yet another delayed decision on UK airport expansion.  The whole world has moved forward with expanding aviation capacity and the UK has, once again, been left behind due to political dithering. If we are to consider long term solutions as to where we expand our […]

by × December 23, 2015 ×

Conservatism

Joe Wood – Why I am a Conservative

Joe Wood – Why I am a Conservative

Explaining why you hold certain political beliefs is a personal journey. By and large, these beliefs are rooted from very personal life experiences and are moulded over many years that continue to develop in to the future. I have only recently discovered that I am a Libertarian; I have always […]

by × October 4, 2015 ×

Transport

Renationalise the railways? But they were never privatised in the first place, Andy!

Renationalise the railways? But they were
never privatised in the first place, Andy!

Andy Burnham, who was originally considered the favourite to take the Labour leadership, has seen his appeal diminish as Corbynmania sweeps the nation. And that has made him desperate – how is he to make himself heard? Last week, Burnham’s answer was to revive that mundane populist policy of renationalising […]

by × August 12, 2015 ×