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AUCHENGEICH COLLIERY DISASTER (No. 2)

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1561: tabled on 24 July 2018

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 23 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House notes that 18 September 2018 will mark the 59th anniversary of the Auchengeich Colliery disaster, in which 47 miners went to work never to return home to their families, leaving 76 children without a father and a community devastated; recognises the fact that the youngest man to die was 22 years old and the oldest was 62 and that these men gave their lives to building better communities for working class people; further notes that each year the community comes together to remember those who lost their life and to support the families who lost loved ones; notes that on 8 September 2018 the Auchengeich Miners Memorial Committee will host a cabaret show to raise money to finance the annual memorial service; and urges people from across the UK to attend and wishes all those who will be coming together the very best of wishes.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.