Invite your Members of the Senedd to a briefing on coal in Wales

We're holding a briefing in the Senedd on 30th November. Invite your Members of the Senedd to this hybrid in-person/online event!

We want as many MSs, and their advisors, there as possible. Personal invites from constituents show that this is a pressing issue needing their attention which could make the difference as to whether they attend.

Send a quick email to your MSs and ask them to come. A sample letter is below - personalise it or write your own entirely.

Thank you!


Dear [insert name],

I'm concerned that there are three coal mines in Wales which are looking to increase their coal extraction and operating period. These are Aberpergwm underground anthracite coal mine near Glynneath, Neath Port Talbot; Ffos-y-fran opencast coal mine near Merthyr Tydfil and Glan Lash opencast coal mine, near Ammanford, in Carmarthenshire.

We are facing a climate crisis, the greatest historical cause of which has been coal consumption. It's time for Wales to decarbonise, not allow more coal.

Please confirm if you intend to attend an upcoming briefing session in the Senedd on this critical subject. Here are the event details:

Fe’ch gwahoddir i fynychu You are invited to attend
Sesiwn briffio gyda Coal Action Network, Swyddfa Comisiynydd Cenedlaethau’r Dyfodol Cymru, UBI Lab Cymru, a Chyfeillion y Ddaear Cymru. A briefing session with Coal Action Network, Office of the Future Generations Commissioner for Wales, UBI Lab Cymru, and Friends of the Earth Cymru.
Byddwn yn trafod incwm sylfaenol a'r newid i economi ddi-garbon, a’r sefyllfa diweddaraf ar ehanghu pwll glo Aberpergwm. We will discuss basic income and the transition to a zero carbon economy, and the latest on the expansion of Aberpergwm colliery.
30 Tachwedd 2022, 1030-1130 30 November 2022, 1030-1130
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Best wishes,

[Insert name and address]


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