Calls for Barnsley miners to be given proper pension payouts

There are calls for former Barnsley coal miners to be given the cash they are entitled to.

Barnsley East MP Stephanie Peacock has secured a debate in the House of Commons later to discuss the Mineworkers Pension Scheme.

The government currently takes fifty percent of any surplus from it.

We have contacted the department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and are awaiting a response.

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