Last night the Council discussed the terms of the airport lease. Following the meeting as I was leaving a woman came up to me and said in my face- Shame on you.
Is it shameful to restrict the number of night flights?
Is it shameful to control the noise emissions of the planes?
Is it shameful to ensure the direction of landing and takeoff is, as much as possible, over the least populated areas?
Is it shameful to cap the total number of flights?
Is it shameful to require a second instrument landing facility?
Is it shameful to restrict the amount of cargo?
Is it shameful to want to provide more jobs for Southend and Rochford residents?
No I don’t think so- the shameful thing is that SAEN still persist in objecting to all of the above and post inaccurate personal comments on their website ! Madame, whoever you were- Shame on you.
The full list of conditions being imposed v the existing can be seen here –Conditions proposed v existing