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British Deep Mine Coal Industry

EDM number 1155 in 2012-13, proposed by Ian Lavery on 06/03/2013.
Categorised under the topics of Coal and Employment.

That this House notes with great concern the parlous state of the British deep mine coal industry; further notes that the industry is facing imminent extinction which would result in the loss of thousands of direct and indirect highly skilled jobs and bring social and economic devastation to communities across Britain; further notes the importance of the UK coal industry in power generation which this winter has again seen in excess of 50 per cent of the UK's electricity coming from coal-fired power stations; recognises the need for a secure balanced energy mix and the absolute necessity of carbon capture and storage development to ensure the nation benefits from the UK's abundant indigenous coal reserves; and calls for urgent Government intervention to secure the future of the UK deep mine coal industry.

This motion has been signed by a total of 37 MPs.

Ian Lavery06/03/2013WansbeckLabourProposed
Dennis Skinner06/03/2013BolsoverLabourSeconded
Alan Meale06/03/2013MansfieldLabourSeconded
Ronnie Campbell06/03/2013Blyth ValleyLabourSeconded
John Cryer06/03/2013Leyton and WansteadLabourSeconded
Grahame Morris06/03/2013EasingtonLabourSeconded
Steve Rotheram06/03/2013Liverpool, WaltonLabourSigned
Jimmy Hood06/03/2013Lanark and Hamilton EastLabourSigned
Graham Stringer07/03/2013Blackley and BroughtonLabourSigned
Hugh Bayley07/03/2013York CentralLabourSigned
Jim Dobbin07/03/2013Heywood and MiddletonLabourSigned
Jim Cunningham07/03/2013Coventry SouthLabourSigned
Jeremy Corbyn07/03/2013Islington NorthLabourSigned
Martin Caton07/03/2013GowerLabourSigned
Kelvin Hopkins07/03/2013Luton NorthLabourSigned
Jim Shannon07/03/2013StrangfordDUPSigned
Ian Mearns11/03/2013GatesheadLabourSigned
Kevin Barron11/03/2013Rother ValleyLabourSigned
Mike Hancock11/03/2013Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
George Galloway11/03/2013Bradford WestRespectSigned
Paul Blomfield12/03/2013Sheffield CentralLabourSigned
Virendra Sharma12/03/2013Ealing, SouthallLabourSigned
Linda Riordan12/03/2013HalifaxLabourSigned
Shaun Woodward12/03/2013St Helens South and WhistonLabourSigned
Frank Doran12/03/2013Aberdeen NorthLabourSigned
William McCrea12/03/2013South AntrimDUPSigned
George Howarth12/03/2013KnowsleyLabourSigned
David Simpson12/03/2013Upper BannDUPSigned
John Mann13/03/2013BassetlawLabourSigned
David Ward18/03/2013Bradford EastLiberal DemocratSigned
Stephen Hepburn18/03/2013JarrowLabourSigned
David Blunkett20/03/2013Sheffield, Brightside and HillsboroughLabourSigned
Natascha Engel20/03/2013North East DerbyshireLabourSigned
Clive Betts21/03/2013Sheffield South EastLabourSigned
Lindsay Roy21/03/2013GlenrothesLabourSigned
Mary Glindon22/03/2013North TynesideLabourSigned
David Crausby10/04/2013Bolton North EastLabourSigned

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