Mr Mathewson having had all of 8 of his complaints against the NUM struck out by the Certification Officer was seeking to appeal the decisions to the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT). The case was heard 11 August 2017. The EAT at the hearing refused to admit Mr Mathewson’s appeal. Mr Mathewson was in court with his wife but did not speak. He was represented in court by Arthur Scargill assisted by Nell Myers.
Frickley Miners Welfare Trust Fund, Assistance and Grants to local community groups.
At a time when it seems “bad news” is the “watch word of the day” it is nice toRead full article
INDEPENDENT REVIEW – Impact on communities of the policing of the miners’ strike 1984-85. FINAL REPORT.
RECOMMENDATION We received a number of complaints about State misconduct, including wrongful arrest, miscarriage of justice and unfair dismissal.Read full article
Government must support jobs in local lockdown areas to prevent mass unemployment says the TUC.
We know that the least well off in the UK and those suffering underlying health issues are being disproportionatelyRead full article
Public Enquiry into the policing of the Miners Strike.
The Orgreave Truth and Justice campaign (OTJC) and the NUM welcome the outcome of the enquiry into the policingRead full article