Mayor defends £5m spend on 'Boris island'

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Mayor defends £5m spend on 'Boris island'
2nd October 2014

The Mayor of London has defended spending £5million on his rejected controversial Thames estuary airport scheme.

Boris Johnson told Power Lunch the spend will help the capital to compete with other international cities. 

The Airports Commission last month rejected the scheme - dubbed "Boris island" due to fears over spiralling costs, environmental impact and economic disruption.

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