This paper explains what airport slots are and the rules governing how they are allocated within the UK and globally as well as the main criticisms of those rules and likely prospects for reform.
The Library will produce a briefing or material for the Commons Second Reading debate and this page will be updated when it is made available.
The Second Reading paper may be updated as the Bill goes through Parliament; alternatively additional papers will be added to this page to reflect the Bill’s progress.
- Progress of Bill
- House of Lords Library Briefing [20 January 2020]
- Queen’s Speech [December 2019]
- Queen’s Speech 2019: background briefing notes
A Westminster Hall Debate on "The Work of the Jet Zero Council" is scheduled for 2.30pm on Wednesday 14 October 2020.
This Insight looks at the Wedgetail programme and the role of surveillance aircraft in the RAF.