House of Commons
Auchengeich Mining Disaster
EDM #878
Tabled 11 September 2020
2019-21 Session
That this House acknowledges that Friday 18 September 2020 is the 61st anniversary of the Auchengeich Mining disaster; respectfully remembers the 47 men who lost their lives after a fault with equipment caused a fire in the mine; further remembers that 41 women were widowed by this tragedy, and 67 children lost their father; expresses gratitude to the Auchengeich Memorial Committee for their commitment in continuing to commemorate the disaster by arranging a memorial service every year at the Auchengeich Memorial statue in Moodiesburn; notes with regret that the memorial service due to take place on Sunday 13 September 2020 has had to be cancelled but that a prayer and a blessing will be conducted after a wreath is laid by the Memorial Committee; and conveys its sympathies to the family and loved ones of the miners.

Signatures (33)

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.
Fellows, Marion
Scottish National Party
14 September 2020
Brock, Deidre
Scottish National Party
14 September 2020
Thompson, Owen
Scottish National Party
14 September 2020
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
14 September 2020
Thomson, Richard
Scottish National Party
14 September 2020
Blackford, Ian
Scottish National Party
14 September 2020
Edwards, Jonathan
Independent
14 September 2020
Byrne, Ian
Labour
14 September 2020
Gray, Neil
Scottish National Party
14 September 2020
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
14 September 2020
Linden, David
Scottish National Party
14 September 2020
Grady, Patrick
Scottish National Party
14 September 2020
Day, Martyn
Scottish National Party
14 September 2020
Oswald, Kirsten
Scottish National Party
15 September 2020
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
15 September 2020
Blackman, Kirsty
Scottish National Party
15 September 2020
Nicolson, John
Scottish National Party
15 September 2020
Newlands, Gavin
Scottish National Party
15 September 2020
O'Hara, Brendan
Scottish National Party
15 September 2020
Eastwood, Colum
Social Democratic & Labour Party
17 September 2020
Girvan, Paul
Democratic Unionist Party
17 September 2020
Ferrier, Margaret
Scottish National Party
18 September 2020
Ribeiro-Addy, Bell
Labour
18 September 2020
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
18 September 2020
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
18 September 2020
Chamberlain, Wendy
Liberal Democrat
21 September 2020
Hanvey, Neale
Scottish National Party
23 September 2020
There are no withdrawn signatures for this Motion