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Auchengeich Mining Disaster 62nd anniversary

EDM (Early Day Motion) 424: tabled on 13 September 2021

Tabled in the 2021-22 session.

This motion has been signed by 27 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House acknowledges that Saturday 18 September 2021 is the 62nd 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 that tragedy, and 67 children lost their father; expresses gratitude to Councillor Willie Doolan and all at 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; and commends the whole Moodiesburn Community for their dignity, respect and togetherness in their endeavours to keep alive the memories of those lost to the disaster.

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.

Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 September 2021
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Doogan, Dave
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 September 2021
Angus
Lavery, Ian
Labour
Signed on 14 September 2021
Wansbeck
MacAskill, Kenny
Alba Party
Signed on 14 September 2021
East Lothian
Docherty-Hughes, Martin
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 September 2021
West Dunbartonshire
Thompson, Owen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 September 2021
Midlothian
Nicolson, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 September 2021
Ochil and South Perthshire
McDonald, Stuart C
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 September 2021
Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East
Thomson, Richard
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 September 2021
Gordon
Oswald, Kirsten
Scottish National Party
Signed on 14 September 2021
East Renfrewshire
Burgon, Richard
Labour
Signed on 15 September 2021
Leeds East
Mearns, Ian
Labour
Signed on 15 September 2021
Gateshead
Newlands, Gavin
Scottish National Party
Signed on 15 September 2021
Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Ferrier, Margaret
Independent
Signed on 15 September 2021
Rutherglen and Hamilton West
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
Signed on 16 September 2021
Glasgow North West
Jardine, Christine
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 September 2021
Edinburgh West
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 September 2021
Dundee West
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 20 September 2021
Hayes and Harlington
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 September 2021
Glasgow Central
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 September 2021
Glasgow South West
Grady, Patrick
Scottish National Party
Signed on 18 October 2021
Glasgow North

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.