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50th Anniversary Of Michael Colliery Disaster

EDM number 280 in 2017-18, proposed by Peter Grant on 06/09/2017.

That this House notes that 9 September 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the Michael Colliery Disaster in East Wemyss, Fife, in which a fire broke out and nine miners were tragically killed; commends the heroism of the rescue teams who helped to save many lives, including a number of whom were later awarded medals for their bravery; further commends the ongoing work of the Methil Heritage Centre and East Wemyss and MacDuff Community Council in continuing to mark the anniversary commemorating the lives of those who were so sadly killed; and undertakes never to forget the price paid by all those who have been killed, injured or otherwise affected by mining accidents.

This motion has been signed by a total of 17 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Peter Grant06/09/2017GlenrothesScottish National PartyProposed
Patrick Grady06/09/2017Glasgow NorthScottish National PartySeconded
Chris Law06/09/2017Dundee WestScottish National PartySeconded
Neil Gray06/09/2017Airdrie and ShottsScottish National PartySeconded
Drew Hendry06/09/2017Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySeconded
Douglas Chapman06/09/2017Dunfermline and West FifeScottish National PartySeconded
Angela Crawley06/09/2017Lanark and Hamilton EastScottish National PartySigned
Martyn Day06/09/2017Linlithgow and East FalkirkScottish National PartySigned
06/09/2017Glasgow EastScottish National PartySigned
Carol Monaghan06/09/2017Glasgow North WestScottish National PartySigned
Alan Brown06/09/2017Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySigned
Alison Thewliss06/09/2017Glasgow CentralScottish National PartySigned
Gavin Newlands06/09/2017Paisley and Renfrewshire NorthScottish National PartySigned
Ronnie Cowan06/09/2017InverclydeScottish National PartySigned
Joanna Cherry06/09/2017Edinburgh South WestScottish National PartySigned
Lisa Cameron06/09/2017East Kilbride, Strathaven and LesmahagowScottish National PartySigned
Peter Bottomley06/09/2017Worthing WestConservativeSigned

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