Posted on April 20th, 2012Siobhan is delighted Michael Portillo says he's supporting the candidate who backs the 3rd runway. Siobhan is the only candidate who is supporting it. Siobhan has said throughout this campaign that the 3rd runway is the best option for London and the whole UK. It will create tens of thousands of jobs, bring billions of pounds into the economy and retain London's position as a global player. If we don't back a third runway, it could signal the death knell for Heathrow with disastrous implications for jobs and the economy. The fact that a senior former Tory Cabinet Minister is not backing the Tory party's own candidate speaks for itself. Watch again the "This Week" programme comments from Michael Portillo at www.bbc.co.uk/news.