- keyword(s): general strike
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Subjects include: Militant in Liverpool; the 1984 Party Conference; the Fulham by-election [London], 1986; the Brecon and Radnor by-election, [Wales], 1985; the miners’ strike; reselection of parliamentary candidates.
L Parkin interviews Peter McNestry, General Secretary of the National Association of Colliery Overmen, Deputies and Shotfirers (NACODS), on the closure of uneconomic pits in the miners’ strike.
Subjects include: Larry Whitty’s election as General Secretary of the Labour Party; a motion of censure on the economy; the miners’ strike; battles with the Left, particularly Eric Heffer and Tony Benn; NK’s visit to Nicaragua.
Subjects include: Labour’s relations with the miners’ unions; a call from Tony Benn and Eric Heffer to withdraw Britain from NATO; the miners’ strike; strikes by the National Union of Teachers (NUT), supported by Glenys Kinnock; the prosecution of the Ministry of Defence official Clive Ponting for breaking the Official Secrets Act [after he leaked documents on the sinking of the Argentine warship General Belgrano during the Falklands War]; rate-capping of local government budgets.
Transcripts of and briefing for interviews on subjects including the miners’ strike, defence, economic policy and the Social Democrat/Liberal Alliance. Also includes correspondence between the BBC and Peter Mandelson, Director of Campaigns and Communications, on coverage of Labour in general.
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