Alerts: Economic regulation

Here you can see details of all alerts issued during the last 12 months. Select a category to see the relevant headlines, sorted by date, and click on one to read the full alert. If you are looking for information about an older notification please email including the reference number where possible e.g. SW2017/194.

Economic regulation of capacity expansion at Heathrow: consultation on early costs and timetable

This consultation document focuses on the costs of expansion incurred by Heathrow Airport Limited (“HAL”) in advance of receiving a development consent order (“DCO”) under the Planning Act 2008 for the expansion of Heathrow airport. It deals with new information that has emerged on these costs and notes that there could be significant implications for […]

Further consultation on Heathrow expansion

This consultation follows on from the consultations that we published on the regulatory framework to support capacity expansion at Heathrow airport in January, June and December 2017 and April and October 2018. It consults further on the development of the regulatory framework in the areas of financeability, capital efficiency incentives, a proposed licence condition on […]

CAA 2019/20 Statutory Schemes of Charges

We have published today under CAA UK Official Record Series 5 our revised 13 Schemes of Charges that will be legally implemented with effect from 1 April 2019. The current 13 Schemes of Charges will be effective to and including 31 March 2019. SW2019/053

Economic regulation at Heathrow: CAA proposals for the interim H7 price control

The CAA is consulting on a number of issues relating to the regulation of Heathrow Airport Limited’s (HAL’s) price control and in particular issues relating to new capacity. This working paper focuses on technical issues relating to the cost of capital and incentives for the next main H7 price control review of HAL. It is […]

Arcadis Report on HAL’s Procurement Strategy

We have published the Arcadis report on HAL’s Procurement Strategy. We asked Arcadis to carry out an initial assessment of Heathrow Airport Limited’s (HAL’s) procurement strategy for capacity expansion at Heathrow airport.  This was primarily an information gathering exercise but presented Arcadis with the opportunity to comment on the appropriateness of HAL’s procurement strategy and […]

Consultation on CAA statutory charges 2019/20

We are currently consulting on our statutory charge proposals for 2019/20. For more information, and to submit comments, see All comments must be received before the consultation closes on 7 February 2019.

Further consultation on Heathrow expansion

This document (CAP1722) follows on from the consultations on the regulatory framework to support capacity expansion at Heathrow that we published in 2017 and earlier this year. It consults further on the development of the regulatory framework, including the regulatory timetable, a possible new licence condition tom promote economy and efficiency, our approach to alternative […]

Expired: GAL economic regulation consultation extended

The deadline for responses to our initial consultation on the process and timetable for reviewing the economic regulation of Gatwick Airport Limited (GAL), and on possible issues to be addressed during this process, has been extended to 28 September 2018. SW2018/184