Provide compensation for flooding caused by former mines

The Government should provide compensation for flooding caused by former mines. The Coal Authority claim they are not liable for flooding, meaning people affected by flooding due to mines under the responsibility of the Coal Authority can be left out of pocket and with unimaginable losses.

This petition closed on 13 Oct 2021 with 3,416 signatures


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Recent Documents related to Provide compensation for flooding caused by former mines

1. Provide compensation for flooding caused by former mines
28/02/2021 - Petitions

Found: The Government should provide compensation for flooding caused by former mines. The Coal Authority claim

2. HL Bill 50 Explanatory Notes
10/09/2021 - Bill Documents

Found: Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government and the Department for Business, Energy and

3. Windrush Compensation Scheme
18/07/2019 - Home Office
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Found: Windrush Compensation Scheme Claim Form Guidance Close Family Member

4. Proposed mine water treatment trial near Coombe to be outlined
29/05/2019 - Coal Authority
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5. Windrush Compensation Scheme
18/07/2019 - Home Office
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Found: Windrush Compensation Scheme Claim Form Guidance Primary Claimant

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Recent Speeches related to Provide compensation for flooding caused by former mines

1. Disused Mineworks in Skewen: Flooding
08/03/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: shattering glass and destroying belongings. It left a trail of destruction in its wake. Miraculously - Speech Link

2. Social Security
06/02/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: motion:That the draft Pneumoconiosis etc. (Workers’ Compensation) (Payment of Claims) (Amendment) Regulations - Speech Link
2: payable under the Pneumoconiosis etc. (Workers’ Compensation) Act 1979 and the diffuse mesothelioma scheme - Speech Link

3. Tin Mining Subsidence
09/07/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: be given to bring in a Bill to require the Coal Authority to undertake remedial works on properties with - Speech Link

4. Mineworkers’ Pension Scheme
10/06/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: beg to move,That this House calls on the Government to carry out a review of the existing arrangements - Speech Link
2: also points to another issue, which is that the Government need to act urgently, otherwise miners and their - Speech Link
3: for an uplift from very small figures? If the Government could show some compassion and bring forward - Speech Link

5. Flooding
04/03/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: to move,That this House notes the damage caused by Storms Ciara, Dennis and Jorge and expresses - Speech Link
2: climate emergency produces more and more flooding, so flooding will become more frequent, and yet the resources - Speech Link
3: is important that we have a long-term plan for flooding with long-term funding attached to it so that - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Provide compensation for flooding caused by former mines
1. Ministerial Responsibility: Young People
asked by: Lord Jones of Cheltenham
23/09/2021
... to appoint a Youth Minister.

2. Coal Authority
asked by: Alan Campbell
03/11/2016
... how many times government ministers have met the Coal Authority in the last two years.

3. Government Departments: Compensation
asked by: Lord Blencathra
27/05/2020
... since 28 February; how many claimants there are; and what was the amount of damages sought in each case.

4. Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority
asked by: Richard Burgon
23/07/2018
... what plans he has to review the rules governing the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority; and if he will make a statement.

5. Government Departments: Former Members
asked by: Diana Johnson
11/07/2018
... how many former hon. Members are as of 6 July 2018 appointed to (a) paid and (b) unpaid roles within government departments.

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The people in Skewen have been left devasted after the mine blow out flooded homes and caused incredible damage to cars, gardens and homes. The mine shaft had collapsed around where the blow out happened and if the mine had been regularly checked then this disaster could have been avoided. However, the Coal Authority are not accepting liability. They have offered a mere £2,000 of materials but many of the people affected will be left out of pocket as the cost of fixing everything will be colossal.


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