Death of the Coal Mines

As a result of the two recent closures, only one deep coal mine remains in Britain. The inability of these mining companies to compete with foreign coal producers in the global market is dramatic, to the extent where subsidies would be hugely wasteful.

The closures of the deep pits and their unemployment impact was tweeted as:

References

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-york-north-yorkshire-32064963

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-south-yorkshire-33325142

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