The NUM welcome the Ministerial Statement in the Scottish Parliament on the Impact of Policing on Communities during the Miners’ Strike. The statement by the Cabinet Secretary for Justice Michael Matheson announced that a robust, proportionate and fair independent review to be lead by John Scott QC. The statement can be read by clicking the flag.
Frickley Miners Welfare Trust Fund, Assistance and Grants to local community groups.
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INDEPENDENT REVIEW – Impact on communities of the policing of the miners’ strike 1984-85. FINAL REPORT.
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Government must support jobs in local lockdown areas to prevent mass unemployment says the TUC.
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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