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Kames Colliery Disaster

EDM number 707 in 2017-19, proposed by Alan Brown on 19/12/2017.
Categorised under the topics of Coal and Industrial health and safety.

That this House recognises that Sunday 19th November 2017 was the 60th anniversary of the Kames Colliery Disaster that cost the lives of 17 local men, Thomas Burnside aged 58, Thomas Casey aged 18, Alexander Crawford aged 37, John Dalziel aged 34, Timothy Dillon aged 44, Andrew Findlay aged 20, William Hendry aged 30, Robert Lowe aged 53, James Marshall aged 69, Donald McGarry aged 18, William McKay aged 48, John McKean aged 53, James Samson aged 37, Robert Smith aged 33, William Smith aged 47 and John Walker aged 37; notes that tragically Kames was deemed to be one of the safest pits in the UK and had undergone modernisation with the intention being to make it safer; further notes that the Muirkirk Community came together 60 years later to remember and pay respect to those who lost their lives; commends Muirkirk Community Council for organizing the commemorative event; and agrees that no worker should ever go to work never to return home and that the miners' memorial in Muirkirk is a lasting tribute to all the miners known to have lost their lives in local mines.

This motion has been signed by a total of 19 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Alan Brown19/12/2017Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartyProposed
Douglas Chapman19/12/2017Dunfermline and West FifeScottish National PartySeconded
Ronnie Cowan19/12/2017InverclydeScottish National PartySeconded
Gavin Newlands19/12/2017Paisley and Renfrewshire NorthScottish National PartySeconded
Stephen Gethins19/12/2017North East FifeScottish National PartySeconded
Peter Grant19/12/2017GlenrothesScottish National PartySeconded
Drew Hendry19/12/2017Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySigned
Lady Hermon20/12/2017North DownIndependentSigned
Alison Thewliss20/12/2017Glasgow CentralScottish National PartySigned
John McNally20/12/2017FalkirkScottish National PartySigned
Jonathan Edwards20/12/2017Carmarthen East and DinefwrPlaid CymruSigned
Ronnie Campbell20/12/2017Blyth ValleyLabourSigned
Jim Shannon20/12/2017StrangfordDUPSigned
Kelvin Hopkins21/12/2017Luton NorthLabourSigned
Dennis Skinner21/12/2017BolsoverLabourSigned
Hannah Bardell21/12/2017LivingstonScottish National PartySigned
Jim Cunningham21/12/2017Coventry SouthLabourSigned
Chris Stephens21/12/2017Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySigned
Carol Monaghan09/01/2018Glasgow North WestScottish National PartySigned

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