Heard presided over Birmingham Airports plans for a massive expansion by 2030. These include the lengthening of the existing runway to accommodate larger aircraft and a second runway (by 2020) to increase the number of flights plus terminal expansion.
Heard could accurately be labeled as a true climate criminal.
Local MPs Lorely Burt (Lib Dem) and Caroline Spelman (Conservative) paid tribute to the man they seemed to have great respect for. Burt said Heard was, "an exceptional man" and he,"will be greatly missed".
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