Miners' strike, 1974 - 1990
Scope and Contents
Includes: background papers; meetings, negotiations and correspondence with the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and the National Coal Board (NCB), particularly with Arthur Scargill, President of the NUM, and Ian MacGregor, Chairman of NCB; speeches, statements and press releases from both sides of the dispute and the Labour Party; papers relating to the effect of the strike in Wales, particularly in NK's Islwyn constituency, the Llanwern Steelworks, and on the closure of St John's colliery, Maesteg; papers on rallies and miners' support groups; papers on media coverage of the strike; drafts of the Labour pamphlet "The Case for Coal"; press-cuttings; papers from the Coalfield Communities campaign.
- 1974 - 1990
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
10 archive box(es)
Language of Materials
DateText: The majority of files date from 1984-85.
Finding aid date
- From the Fonds: Kinnock, Neil Gordon, 1942 (Baron Kinnock of Bedwellty, Labour politician) (Person)