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SILVERWOOD COLLIERY-RECORD ACHIEVEMENT

EDM (Early Day Motion) 838: tabled on 10 March 1992

Tabled in the 1991-92 session.

This motion has been signed by 22 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House notes the very considerable achievement at Silverwood Colliery in Thurbergh near Rotherham, where production recently passed the previous annual record of 1.32 million tonnes; appreciates that this was achieved by a smaller workforce reaching levels of productivity which may be unmatched by the rest of British industry; offers its congratulations to all involved at this colliery; and expresses the view that such achievement should not be followed by further contraction of the mining industry which would reveal a short sighted disregard of the national interest.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.