General papers, 1984-01 - 1985-09
Scope and Contents
Papers and correspondence, with correspondents including: Ian MacGregor, Chairman of the National Coal Board (NCB); Kevin Barron on the actions of police at Maltby Colliery [Yorkshire], September 1984; [Melvin] Barry Hines on his film Threads, on nuclear war; John Morris, Shadow Attorney-General on the sequestration of union funds. Also includes: text of a speech by NK given in Stoke [Staffordshire]; note from Charles Clarke [head of NK’s office] describing a call from Arthur Scargill [President of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM)] complaining about the attitude of certain Labour MPs; briefing notes on legal grounds for reviewing miners’ convictions; rough notes on reinstatement for sacked miners; notes from [?] a National Executive Committee meeting on the strike; papers from a meeting between the NUM and NCB at ACAS [Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service] (Oct 1984); press releases; paper by Kim Howells [NUM research officer, South Wales Area] on miners’ entitlement to benefits with supporting notes.
- 1984-01 - 1985-09
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
Language of Materials
Former / Other Reference
Finding aid date
- From the Fonds: Kinnock, Neil Gordon, 1942 (Baron Kinnock of Bedwellty, Labour politician) (Person)
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