Tees Valley mayor seeks backing for £40m airport bid

By Martin Ford | 11 January 2019

The Mayor of Tees Valley has launched a campaign to garner support for his proposed £40m purchase of Durham Tees Valley Airport.

A deal to buy the airport struck by Conservative mayor Ben Houchen will be put to a vote of the combined authority's cabinet later this month, but the five Labour council leaders have all expressed doubts over the level of risk in the investment.

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