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central coordination of the police response to the miners strike 1984/85

B. W. Loveday

central coordination of the police response to the miners strike 1984/85

by B. W. Loveday

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Published by City of Birmingham Polytechnic, Department of Government and economics in Birmingham .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Barry Loveday.
SeriesOccasional papers, new series / City of Birmingham Polytechnic, Department of Government & Economics -- No.15, Occasional papers, new series -- No.15.
ContributionsCity of Birmingham Polytechnic. Departmentof Government & Economics.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13841489M

Miners strike 1, likes 11 talking about this. i would like to dedicate this site to all miners and workers internationally who have endured struggle, and are or about to enter struggle.   Timeline of the miners' strike March 12 - National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) chief Arthur Scargill unites various strikes into nationwide industrial action, without a ballot.

Issue #24 of Direct Action, with articles on the end of the miners' strike, nuclear weapons, strategy for miners after the strike, international news from the IWW, the COB in Bolivia, and the Guatemala Coca-Cola dispute, Esperanto, Albert Camus and syndicalism, poverty and the welfare system, cancer, the fighting union SAAWU in South Africa, the free trade union SLOMR in Romania, the history. Timeline of UK miners' strike of (0) Scargill leads 7, pickets, accuses police of brutality. Police attack miners with rocks, bottles, potatoes studded with nails. Ambulance men.

The Miners Strike Essay; The Miners Strike Essay. Words 3 Pages. Polls suggested that 65% of the people supported the government and the police 35% of the miners. social commentators suggested that the violent clashes that frequently accompanied the strike stimulated a general strike. Show More. This article is within the scope of WikiProject Mining, a collaborative project to organize and improve articles related to mining and mineral industries. If you would like to participate, you can edit the attached article, or visit the project page, where you can see a list of open tasks, join in the discussion, or join the project. C This article has been rated as C-Class on the project's.


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Central coordination of the police response to the miners strike 1984/85 by B. W. Loveday Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Miners’ Strike of was an attempt by miners to stop the National Coal Board (NCB) and the government of Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher shutting down collieries (mines). By the early s the collieries were losing money. The government announced on 6 March that 20 collieries would close, meaning that many mining communities would lose their main source of employment.

CENTRAL COORDINATION, POLICE AUTHORITIES AND THE MINERS' STRIKE. BARRY LOVEDAY. The author lectures in Government at Birmingham Polytechnic. Search for more papers by this author. BARRY LOVEDAY. The author lectures in Government at Birmingham by: 5. The Miners' Strike Class Against Class Paperback See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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AU - Loveday, Barry. PY - /1. Y1 - /1. N2 - In retrospect it is likely that the miners’ strike of /5 will be viewed as having had a most profound impact on the relationship between the Police Authorities and their Forces, as well as between both and the Home by: 5.

In contrast, David Peace's GB84 is relentless in its blow-by-blow account of the strike from the miners' point of view. At Orgreave, the reader is in the thick of it: "Ribs and shins stuck in the Author: Shirley Dent.

How the Police were used to break the Strike. POLITICS, POLICE AND THE MINERS STRIKE florence anderson. (With Images Of The UK Miners Strike /85) - Duration. Miners' strike: police to be investigated over 'battle of Orgreave' perverting the course of justice and misconduct in a public office over the infamous "battle of Orgreave" during the   My first year of work was in and therefore I recall much of the drama of the miners' strike, which was really a turning point in UK history.

This is literally a missive from the coalface and is quite a harrowing account of the day-to-day traumas of the striking miners in an area where most miners broke the strike/5(22).

Untold story of international help in miners’ strike Details Category: Trade Union Reporting Published: 08 February Such was the divisive nature of so much of the news reporting of the miners’ strike – and media concentration on picket line violence – that there was often little coverage of the remarkable solidarity.

The Guardian - Back to home. The miners' strike May Home secretary to consider legal submission demanding inquiry into confrontation between police and miners during strike. But the mine is not forgotten.

Gascoyne, a forceful year-old ex-faceworker who swears a lot, was the branch secretary of the National Union of Mineworkers throughout the strike of and until the pit closed. The son of a communist miner, he has kept its memory alive at the Shirebrook Miners’ Welfare Social Club, founded in Support The Guardian Amber Rudd pressed to review secret police files on s miners' strike.

Amber Rudd says documents will be among 30 files on the miners’ strike released to. Thatcher and Police brutality in Posted by North Pennine on Decem Images on TV screens of vast armies of police invading villages assaulting anyone who came close enough to be beaten by a truncheon was a shock and went against everything I’d been brought up to believe and respect.

The bitter miners' strike - which split the nation 25 years ago - was nearly resolved twice during the last month before the dispute ended, a new book discloses today.

The Miners Strike - Archive footage we where put in teams and asked to make a short film on the miners strike over the course of a week, our group won with this film. of the UK Coal. National level, miners on strike-all 12 pits in Scotland taken by strike June the 18th Pickets at Motherwell, Scotland fall to stop coal and battle of orgreave 5, miners fought police.

8, The miners' strike of –85 was a major industrial action to shut down the British coal industry in an attempt to prevent colliery closures. It was led by Arthur Scargill of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) against the National Coal Board (NCB), a government : Ridley Plan, Prevention of pit closures.

I've got a half decent book entitled Across Frontiers: International Support For the Miners Strike / Jonathan Saunders. Canary Press. The blurb states: Across Frontiers brings to life the fascinating story of the men and women who travelled overseas to speak to workers and raise support for the miners strike.

The miners’ strike of was a brutal clash between the miners’ union, which was defending jobs, and the Thatcher government, committed to destroying ‘militant’ trade unionism.

This article argues that due to the divisions within the miners’ union about the way the strike was started, the Thatcher government was able to exploit Cited by: 2. This article was written to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the commencement of the /5 miners' strike in the United Kingdom.

This ferocious confrontation between the organised working class (led by the National Union of Mineworkers) and Margaret Thatcher's Conservative Government was a momentous chapter in the history of the class struggle in Britain. ‘Strike Breaking in Essex: The Policing of Wivenhoe and the Essex Ports During the Miners’ Strike’, Moira Abdel-Rahim.

Canary Press The /85 coal strike met with a massive response from the state, most notably the drafting into the coalfields of thousands of policemen from other areas under the mutual aid arrangements.A decade later, he led the union through the –85 miners' strike, a major event in the history of the British labour turned into a fierce confrontation with the Conservative government of Margaret Thatcher in which the miners' union was defeated.

A former Labour Party member, he is now the party leader of the Socialist Labour Party (SLP), which he founded in Born: 11 January (age 81), Worsbrough Dale, West .The Miners' Strike, book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for s: 0.