NUM YORKSHIRE AREA - CONTACTS
Chris Skidmore
Chairman
33 Witham Court
Higham
Barnsley
S75 1PX
01226 215555 (ext:220)
K. Hartshorne
Vice-Chairman
85 Hemsby Road
Castleford
West Yorkshire
WF10 5ED
01977 511879
Chris Kitchen
Administrator
Miners' Offices
2 Huddersfield Road
Barnsley
S70 2LS
01226 215555 (ext: 255)
China buys Wind Farms
China via China General Nuclear Power Corp. acquires an 80 percent stake in 3 Wind Farms from Électricité de France (eDF) for over £100m. According to the Daily Telegraph each job in the Wind Farm industry is effectively subsidised to the tune of £100,000 per job per year.

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Miners Remember
Miners at Lofthouse (West Yorkshire) remember those who lost their lives, suffered injuries and all those who worked in the mines during war years:- L to R P Harrison, J Harris, B Kenny. T Banks, D Dews [ Cllr], M Johnson [Cllr], I Bains, C Keith.[Cllr] Miners in Yorkshire Remember 100 years

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Pressure on to save pits
NUM and MP's Keep the pressure on to save pits National Secretary Chris Kitchen has now written to The Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change (Matthew Hancock MP) 3 times with regard to the situation at UK Coal. Despite not receiving replies to his letters of 18 August and 18 Se

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Holiday Pay Ruling
The EAT has given judgment in the joined cases of Bear Scotland Ltd and ors v Fulton and ors; Hertel (UK) Ltd v Woods and ors; Amec Group Ltd v Law and ors. Its decision confirms that all elements of a worker’s normal remuneration – including payments in respect of non-guaranteed overtim

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