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Miner's Strike

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David Report 12 Apr 2019 12:10

What became of all that cash money that A Scargill obtained from Colonel Gadaffi ?


maggiewinchester Report 12 Apr 2019 22:28

It went to the miners! Lies in newspapers aren't new.


David Report 13 Apr 2019 08:25

During 1984 I regularly drove between Ashington a mining town and Sunderland, another mining town.The massive number of Police present at both end was extremely intimidating, by design.
The Gadaffi money ? Scargill should only have been counted as ONE miner.

Many miners lost their homes, their marriages because of that strike.


RolloTheRed Report 13 Apr 2019 09:34

The Tories deliberately provoked the coal strikes as part of their policy of deindustrialising the UK. UK coal was replaced with imports from Poland, South Africa. Why not ask where the Tories and Brexit get their funding from? Even better where they hide it... Trusts, BVI, Bermuda, Caymans etc.


David Report 13 Apr 2019 10:03

The Labour has on its front bench a former miner Ronnie Cambell MP for Blyth
he usually sits next to Mr Skinner


JoyLouise Report 13 Apr 2019 11:11

Is he any good, David?

Did he have input or say in the Portland Park fiasco?


David Report 13 Apr 2019 11:17

I honestly don't know, it's an ASDA now with a nearby Police Station


David Report 13 Apr 2019 11:23

The defeat of the NUM caused trade unions to be weakened.