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Bob

Robert Bradley - Retired Surveyor

Prime Ministers With Dates


Scotland - Area 1. Fife and Clackmannon.
  Pit Closures
Attlee
3
Churchill 5
Eden 3
Macmillan 11
Home 1
Wilson
4
Heath 1
Wilson 10
Thatcher 1
   
Labour - 17 Conservative - 22
Scotland - Area 2. Lothians
  Pit Closures
Attlee
1
Churchill 1
Macmillan 7
Home 1
Wilson
7
Heath 1
Callaghan
10
   
Labour - 18 Conservative - 10



Scotland - Area 3. Central West
  Pit Closures
Attlee
11
Churchill 6
Eden 1
Macmillan 17
Home 4
Wilson
4
   
Labour - 15 Conservative - 28
Scotland - Area 4. Central East
  Pit Closures
Attlee
9
Churchill 6
Eden 1
Macmillan 5
Wilson
4
Heath 2
   
Labour - 13 Conservative - 14

Scotland
Area 5. Ayr and Dumfries
  Pit Closures
Attlee
4
Churchill 6
Eden 3
Macmillan 8
Home 1
Wilson
2
   
Labour - 6 Conservative - 18
Northern Division
No. 1 North East Durham
  Pit Closures
Churchill 2
Wilson
5
Heath 1
Callaghan
1
Thatcher 1
Major 1
   
Labour - 6 Conservative - 5

Northern Division
No. 2 Mid East Durham
  Pit Closures
Attlee
11
Churchill 2
Macmillan 3
Wilson
11
Heath 1
Thatcher 2
Major 1
   
Labour - 4 Conservative - 9
Northern Division
No. 3 South East Durham
  Pit Closures
Churchill 1
Macmillan 3
Wilson
3
Heath 1
Thatcher 2
Major 1
   
Labour - 3 Conservative - 8

Northern Division
No. 4 South West Durham
  Pit Closures
Attlee
3
Churchill 1
Eden 1
Macmillan 5
Wilson
6
Heath 1
Wilson
1
Thatcher 1
   
Labour - 10 Conservative - 9
Northern Division
No. 5 Mid West Durham
  Pit Closures
Attlee 3
Churchill 1
Macmillan 6
Home 2
Wilson 13
Thatcher 3
 
Labour - 16 Conservative - 12



Northern Division
No. 6 North West Durham
  Pit Closures
Attlee 4
Churchill 4
Eden 3
Macmillan 8
Home 3
Wilson 12
Heath 4
Wilson 2
Thatcher 2
   
Labour - 18 Conservative - 24
Northern Division
No. 7 South Northumberland
  Pit Closures
Churchill 6
Eden 1
Macmillan 5
Home 1
Wilson 5
Heath 1
Wilson 2
Thatcher 1
 
Labour - 7 Conservative - 15

Northern Division
No. 8 Central Northumberland
  Pit Closures
Attlee 1
Churchill 1
Eden 1
Macmillan 10
Home 1
Wilson 8
Heath 2
Thatcher 1
   
Labour - 9 Conservative - 16
Northern Division
No. 9 North Northumberland
  Pit Closures
Attlee 1
Macmillan 2
Wilson 5
Heath 1
Thatcher 5
Major 1
   
Labour - 6 Conservative - 9




Northern Division
No. 10 Cumberland
  Pit Closures
Attlee 1
Churchill 2
Macmillan 2
Home 1
Wilson 3
Heath 1
Thatcher 1
   
Labour - 4 Conservative - 7
North East Division
No. 1 Worksop
  Pit Closures
Attlee 1
Churchill 1
Wilson 1
Thatcher 4
Major 5
 
Labour - 2 Conservative - 10


No. 2 Doncaster

  Pit Closures
Eden 1
Wilson 1
Heath 1
Thatcher 2
Major 6
   
Labour - 1 Conservative - 10

No. 3 Rotherham

  Pit Closures
Churchill 2
Wilson 2
Thatcher 7
Major 1
 
Labour - 2 Conservative - 10

No. 4 Carlton
  Pit Closures
Wilson 3
Thatcher 3
Major 4
   
Labour - 3 Conservative - 7

No. 5 South Barnsley
  Pit Closures
Attlee 3
Macmillan 2
Wilson 5
Heath 1
Callaghan 1
Thatcher 2
Major 1
 
Labour - 9 Conservative - 6

No. 6 North Barnsley
  Pit Closures
Attlee 1
Macmillan 1
Wilson 7
Heath 1
Wilson 0
Thatcher 7
Major 1
 
Labour - 8 Conservative - 10

No. 7 Wakefield

  Pit Closures
Attlee 1
Wilson 4
Heath 3
Thatcher 5
Major 1
   
Labour - 5 Conservative - 9

No. 8 Castleton
  Pit Closures
Attlee 2
Wilson 6
Thatcher 8
 
Labour - 8 Conservative - 8

No. 4 Division North West
No. 1 Manchester
  Pit Closures
Attlee 2
Churchill 1
Eden 2
Macmillan 8
Home 2
Wilson 4
Thatcher 1
Major 2
   
Labour - 6 Conservative - 16

No. 2 Wigan
  Pit Closures
Churchill 3
Macmillan 12
Wilson 5
 
Labour - 5 Conservative - 15
No. 3 St Helen's
  Pit Closures
Churchill 1
Wilson 2
Heath 1
Thatcher 3
Major 1
   
Labour - 2 Conservative - 6

No. 4 Burnley
  Pit Closures
Attlee 1
Eden 1
Macmillan 4
Wilson 2
Heath 1
Thatcher 2
   
Labour - 3 Conservative - 8
No. 5 North Wales

  Pit Closures
Attlee 2
Wilson 3
Thatcher 1
Major 1
   
Labour - 5 Conservative - 2



No. 5 Division East Midlands
No 1 Bolsover
  Pit Closures
Attlee 2
Eden 1
Macmillan 1
Wilson 5
Thatcher 4
Major 2
   
Labour - 7 Conservative - 8
No. 2 Mansfield Woodhouse
(1947 - Closed 1949, Collieries allocated to other 'Areas')
  Pit Closures
Heath 1
Callaghan 1
Thatcher 4
Major 4
 
Labour - 1 Conservative - 9

No. 3 Edwinstowe
  Pit Closures
Thatcher 2
Major 6
Blair 2
   
Labour - 2 Conservative - 8

No. 4 Huthwaite
  Pit Closures
Attlee 2
Macmillan 1
Wilson 9
Thatcher 4
   
Labour - 11 Conservative - 5

No. 5 Eastwood
  Pit Closures
Attlee 5
Eden 3
Macmillan 5
Wilson 6
   
Labour - 11 Conservative - 8

No. 6 Bestwood
  Pit Closures
Attlee 1
Macmillan 1
Wilson 3
Thatcher 3
Major 1
   
Labour - 4 Conservative - 5

( 'Areas' 7 and 8 were merged in 1948)
No. 7 Moira
  Pit Closures
Attlee 3
Macmillan 1
Wilson 4
Thatcher 3
   
Labour - 7 Conservative - 4
No. 8 Coleorton
  Pit Closures
Wilson 3
Thatcher 5
Major 1
   
Labour - 3 Conservative - 6

No. 6 Division West Midlands - No. 1
North Staffordshire
  Pit Closures
Churchill 1
Macmillan 6
Wilson 6
Major 3
   
Labour - 6 Conservative - 10



No. 2 Cannock Chase
  Pit Closures
Attlee 4
Churchill 6
Macmillan 6
Wilson 2
Heath 1
Thatcher 1
Major 1
   
Labour - 6 Conservative - 15

No. 3 South Staffs and Shropshire
  Pit Closures
Attlee 1
Churchill 1
Macmillan 2
Wilson 5
   
Labour - 6 Conservative - 3
No. 4 Warwickshire
  Pit Closures
Attlee 2
Churchill 1
Macmillan 3
Wilson 4
Thatcher 4
Major 1
   
Labour - 6 Conservative - 9

No. 7 Division South Western
No. 1 Swansea
  Pit Closures
Attlee 7
Churchill 8
Eden 4
Macmillan 16
Home 2
Wilson 17
Thatcher 2
   
Labour - 24 Conservative - 32
No. 2 Maesteg

  Pit Closures
Attlee 1
Churchill 7
Macmillan 4
Home 2
Wilson 10
Thatcher 4
   
Labour - 11 Conservative - 17


No. 3 Rhondda

  Pit Closures
Attlee 1
Churchill 2
Macmillan 4
Wilson 6
Thatcher 2
Major 1
   
Labour - 7 Conservative - 9

South Western Division
No. 4 Aberdare
  Pit Closures
Attlee 5
Eden 6
Macmillan 2
Wilson 1
Wilson 1
Thatcher 3
Major 4
   
Labour - 7 Conservative - 15

No. 5 Area Bargoed
  Pit Closures
Attlee 1
Churchill 1
Eden 1
Macmillan 3
Wilson 3
Wilson 4
Thatcher 3
Major 1
   
Labour - 8 Conservative - 9
No. 6 Monmouthshire
  Pit Closures
Attlee 6
Churchill 2
Eden 2
Macmillan 10
Home 3
Wilson 11
Thatcher 6
   
Labour - 17 Conservative - 23

No 7 Forest of Dean
  Pit Closures
Attlee 4
Churchill 2
Eden 1
Macmillan 1
Wilson 4
Heath 1
   
Labour - 8 Conservative - 5
South Eastern Division Kent
  Pit Closures
Wilson 1
Thatcher 3
   
Labour - 1 Conservative - 3

  • South Wales, small private licensed mines  - 123.  All closed now
    I think there are around 3 others working now, including - Unity and Aberpergwm and ?
  • North East, small private licensed mines - 83.All closed now
  • Scotland, private licensed mines - 145.  All closed now
  • Yorkshire, private licensed mines - 83.  All closed now
  • North Western private licensed - 53. All closed now
  • West Midlands private licensed mines - 89. All closed now
  • East Midlands private licensed mines - 43. All closed now except for Moorside drift mine at Eckington (Derbyshire)

About 620 small private mines closed since 1947, around 400 small under licence from NCB

Deep mines closed:-

· Under Labour
· Under Conservative
  Total approx.
375
535
910