Coalfields report is ‘wake-up call’

Picture by Allan McKenzie/AMGP.co.uk - Michael Dugher, Dewsbury Town Centre, Dewsbury, England - 091113 - Michael Dugher.

Picture by Allan McKenzie/AMGP.co.uk - Michael Dugher, Dewsbury Town Centre, Dewsbury, England - 091113 - Michael Dugher.

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A report that shows Yorkshire coalfield areas are falling behind others in terms of health and work should be a ‘wake-up call’ for ministers, an MP has said.

Michael Dugher welcomed the report, which was produced by Sheffield Hallam University’s Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research.

The Barnsley East MP said: “This report is a crucial piece of work which shows the big challenges still facing coalfield communities. It should act as a wake-up call for Ministers.

 

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