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Responding to the news that Kellingley colliery will close in 2015, local MP Yvette Cooper said:

In response to the Written Ministerial Statement today by Minister of State for Energy Michael Fallon, Member of Parliament for Normanton, Pontefract, Castleford and Knottingley Yvette Cooper said:

“This is a deeply troubling statement from the Government on UK Coal.

Yvette Cooper, MP for Castleford, Normanton and Knottingley, said:

“The news that Kellingley may close is dreadful and we will keep fighting to keep the pit open.

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