1 edition of Incomplete notes on the Miners" strike 1984-85. found in the catalog.
Incomplete notes on the Miners" strike 1984-85.
|LC Classifications||HD5365 .M6152 1984m|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||78 p. :|
|Number of Pages||78|
Sheffield-born Jonathan Symcox is the grandson of John Lowe and has long been fascinated by the /85 miners' strike mainly through his grandfather's prolific writings. A novelist and ghost-writer in his spare time, he works as a journalist and chief sub-editor on /5(29). Released cabinet papers confirm what we always knew - that Thatcher lied about almost every aspect of the Great Miners Strike of Former striking miner Joe Henry looks back in anger Miners strike lies: thirty years of hurt - CounterfireAuthor: Joe Henry.
Miners' Strike. By the late s, a new industrial depression had started in South Wales. Although the increase in the oil process in the mids made the future of coal look secure, and showed that coal was still an important part of the nation’s energy needs, more pits began to be closed as did the factories that had brought employment to the valleys in the s. The Miner’s Strike. About this resource. Info. Created: ppt, 1 MB. The Miner’s Strike. Report a problem. Categories & Ages. History; History / Contemporary history ( – Present Day) 16+ View more. Creative Commons "Attribution. Other resources by this author. DanielWillcocks5/5(1).
Timeline of UK miners' strike of (0) LONDON -- Following is a chronology of events in Britain's miners strike, the longest major labor dispute in the nation's history: -- March 6. Untold story of international help in miners’ strike Details Category There in front of me were a pile of radio scripts and notes, together with an extensive and disparate collection of press releases and yellowing clippings from newspapers, magazines and trade union journals, all telling the story of what without any exaggeration.
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About 93% of miners from the area were still on strike by the beginning of March '85, just before the strike came to and end. Along with Kent the miners in South Wales held out the longest. Notes on the miners strike, Notes on the strike of UK mine workers against closures and to save their union, the NUM.
The article contains interesting information about the strike, its background, the aftermath and its importance to all workers in Britain. The Miners' Strike, book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for s: 0.
"Introduction: rethinking the miners' strike of –85" published on by Manchester University Press. After successful strikes in and which prevented pit closures, calls were made for strikes in the early s, eventually leading to the strike of Miners across Yorkshire began strike action and on 12 March, a national strike was declared by the NUM, but no official vote was held.
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Rent and save from the world's largest eBookstore. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Go to Google Play Now» The Miners' Strike in Pictures. New Park Publications, - Coal Strike, Great Britain, "That is the legacy of the NUM's strike of /85, a truly historic fight I have always said that the greatest victory in the strike was the struggle itself, a struggle that inspired millions Author: Shirley Dent.
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.
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 The Miners Strike in Nottinghamshire book.
Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5. The Miners Strike Loss Without Limif, Routledge and Kegan Paul, Cooper, D. and Hopper, T. (eds), Debating Coal Closures: Ecoiioriric Cdcirlafion iii the con1 dispirtc Notes on the miners strike, The miners strike of will always be remembered in British working class history as the most significant turning point in the power relationship between the working class organisations of the trade unions, and the state representing the interests of the privileged minority in the late twentieth century.
The Northerner + The miners' strike March Miners in Yorkshire move closer to an all-out strike as more pits are threatened with closure Published: 6 Mar However the miners’ strike conformed to the difficult British industrial context of the time which was marked by increasing unrest.
As early as Juneonly one month after taking office, the Heath Government had to face a dockers’ strike and could not avoid the declaration of a state of emergency. Then the municipal workers went on Size: 1MB.
History On Our Side: Wales & the Miners’ Strike by Hywel Francis. London, Lawrence & Wishart, This revised edition of an earlier work about the Strike contains important updates related to the film Pride, looking at the role of the Lesbian & Gays Support the Miners group and an interesting section looking back at the lessons of the strike from 30 years on.
The /85 miners' strike, which came to an end 25 years ago on Friday, divided communities and became one of the greatest trade union struggles since the General Strike. Mr McKay, the former National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) secretary for north Wales, campaigned in vain for a national ballot on strike action.
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.
Twenty years after the miners' strike of new class battles are today being prepared in Britain. Bosses "invest" in defeating the miners When Thatcher's Tory Party came to office in they were still smarting from their humiliation at the hands of the miners' strikes of and A collection of poems that were written by a member of Yorkshire Women Against Pit Closures during the miners' strike and read at fundraising benefits around the coalfield.
Notes on the miners strike, A year of our lives - 20 years since the great coal strike of An Out of the Woods Book Coming Soon. news. In /85 I was aware of the political significance of the Miners' Strike and, along with so many others, strident in my support of it. You were on one side or the other and Britain was polarised in a way it was hard to imagine, even with the recent student riots.5/5(3).
The video looks at the UK coal miners strike which took place between The main leaders reviewed in the video are Arhur Scargill and Margaret Thatcher. Following the Coal Miners strike. Haunting images of the /85 British Miners Strike. We should never forget the brave men & women who stood up to the Thatcher government.
And never forgive.