NUM Yorkshire Area were pleased to hear a presentation (click box for details) from the MPS on Sunday 13 May 2018 at the Yorkshire Miners Holiday Home at Scalby in North Yorkshire. Yorkshire NUM Secretary Chris Kitchen said that after many years of the NUM and others raising the issue of the MPS surplus it was welcome to hear that the MPS Trustees would welcome a change in surplus sharing arrangements but did not want to weaken the Guarantee. The issue of a fair surplus sharing will be highlighted in London where Les Moore and the UK MINEWORKERS PENSION CAMPAIGN have arranged a rally on Wednesday 6th June 2018, meet at the OLD PALACE YARD 12.30 – 13.00 PM (Dennis Skinner Speaking) 13.30pm filter through House of Commons Security to COMMITTEE ROOM 14 for 2pm.
The NUM formally write to request a Select Committee hearing into MPS Guarantee.
The NUM has been working with a group of supportive Labour Party MP’s in preparation to request a SelectRead full article
MPS negotiations with Government update.
There has been an agreement between the MPS Trustees and the Government. As the Trustees want the Scheme membersRead full article
A National Permanent Memorial for Miners.
At the second time of asking permission has been granted for a National Permanent memorial to commemorate the men,Read full article
MP’s write to the Minister for Business & Industry over the MPS.
A cross party group of MP’s have written to the Minister following up on comments that he made inRead full article