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Correspondence relating to NK’s Islwyn constituency, 1983-12 - 1984-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 15/2/8

Scope and Contents

Correspondence with individuals including: Jim Mortimer, General Secretary of the Labour Party, on a general appeal for party funds (2); Rhodes Boyson, Minister of State for Social Security, on housing benefit for strikers; [Roger] Nicholas Edwards, Secretary of State for Wales [later Lord Crickhowell]; Roy Hughes, MP for Newport East; Austin Mitchell (5); Stanley Orme [energy spokesman], writing to Peter Walker, Secretary of State for Energy, on a secret list of planned pit closures in the North East.
Other subjects include: miners’ support groups; NK’s views on the strike; pit closures; the threatened closure of Llanwern Steelworks, Gwent [Wales], its coal supply and its relation to the mining industry.


  • 1983-12 - 1984-10

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.


1 file(s)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

KNNK 3/4,17,30

Finding aid date

2010-04-01 12:36:16.093000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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