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Robin Cook on pit closures

Title
Robin Cook on pit closures
Genre
Interview
TX Date
3 Feb 1994
Year of production
1994
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Duration
00:02:22
Description
Shadow Trade and Industry Secretary, Robin Cook condemns the closure of a further three coal mines. He says the pits closed this week are profitable but the Government have created a market that does not give coal a fair chance to compete. 1300 jobs are at risk. Male interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Robin Cook
Keywords
Government; Unemployment; Michael Heseltine; Privatization; Coal industry; Coal miners; Coal mines; Northumberland; Nottinghamshire; British Coal; Redundancies; Ellington; Manton; Ollerton; Annersley

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