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Government forces closure of Hatfield Colliery

30 June 2015

Prospect has blamed shortsighted government policy for the decision by employee-owned Hatfield Colliery, near Doncaster in South Yorkshire to stop producing coal with immediate effect.

E.ON's Killingholme plant closure is devastating news, says Prospect

18 June 2015

Responding to E.ON's plan to close its gas-fired power station at Killingholme, North Lincolnshire, Prospect has called on the company to do everything possible to support the remaining 22 employees on site.

Two Lincolnshire power stations secure a 10-month reprieve

03 June 2015

Prospect, the union for energy professionals, welcomed the news that members at the Killingholme and Brigg power stations have been awarded another 10 months’ work after securing a contract which will delay the planned closure of both plants.

Prospect seeks assurances over Magnox job cuts

21 May 2015

More detail is needed about how nuclear decommissioning company Magnox Ltd plans to cut up to 1,600 jobs in the UK, said Prospect, the largest union for nuclear industry employees.

New Prospect Extra service to save members money on energy bills

21 May 2015

Helping to slash household energy bills is just one of the ways in which the union will be able to put cash back into members' pockets when the Prospect Extra service launches in July, offering market-beating deals on common financial and household services as well as independent expert advice.

Earlier stories:

Ferrybridge closure increases risk of winter blackouts

Prospect gains seat on Longannet planning body

Prospect condemns UK pit closures as short-sighted

Prospect condemns Longannet announcement

Thousands of energy jobs at stake over Longannet future

Prospect takes Longannet campaign to Holyrood

Prospect presses Scottish minister over Longannet

Longannet intervention welcomed

Cable urged to back 'returnships' for women in STEM

UK women in nuclear campaign for change

Sellafield continuity essential

Update on Nuclear Generation Pay 23 December 2014

IT workers face uncertain Christmas

UK women in nuclear pool skills for their industry

Act to keep the lights on

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