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Coal Strike (1984-1985)

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:

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Arthur Scargill Compilation, 1984-06-18

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/1/24
Scope and Contents Clips of the President of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), on the closure of Orgreave colliery [Yorkshire] and reasons for the Miners’ strike, and footage of Ian McGregor [Chairman of the National Coal Board] on the NCB plan for coal.
Dates: 1984-06-18
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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.
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BBC Radio 4, News at One, 1985-01-30

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/17
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1985-01-30
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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BBC Radio 4, The World Tonight: "The Miners Strike", 1985-09-24

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/21
Scope and Contents Sally Hardcastle interviews Geoffrey Goodman [Industrial editor of the Daily Mirror].
Dates: 1985-09-24
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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Correspondence with Margaret Thatcher, 1984-04 - 1984-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 1/1/3
Scope and Contents Subjects include: the famine in Ethiopia; the miners’ strike; the bombing of the Grand Hotel, Brighton [Sussex]; the prosecution of the Ministry of Defence official Clive Ponting under the Official Secrets Act after he sent documents on the sinking of the Argentine warship General Belgrano during the Falklands War; South African opposition leaders seeking sanctuary in the British consulate, Durban; the banning of Martin Galvin, Publicity Director of NORAID [Irish Northern Aid Committee] from...
Dates: 1984-04 - 1984-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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.
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IBA, 1983-10 - 1986-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 17/18
Scope and Contents Correspondence with various ITV television companies and briefings, on television interviews with NK, particularly a World in Action programme on Labour’s policies for employment and reindustrialisation, and also interviews on the miners’ strike, the state of the economy and NK’s record as Labour leader.
Dates: 1983-10 - 1986-09
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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.
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Independent Television News: NK and Peter Sissons, 1984-10-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/15
Scope and Contents Interview from the Labour Party Conference on the miners' strike and Arthur Scargill [President of the National Union of Mineworkers].
Dates: 1984-10-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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London Labour Briefing, 1984-03 - 1986-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 2/1/49
Scope and Contents Issues of a Labour publication on the abolition of the Greater London Council, the miners’ strike and the printers’ dispute at Wapping.
Dates: 1984-03 - 1986-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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.
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Michael Leapman, 1985-11 - 1986-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 24/8
Scope and Contents Includes: briefing for NK’s interview with Leapman for "Kinnock’s Britain", mainly on the miners’ strike and also reselection of Parliamentary candidates and one member one vote (OMOV); correspondence with Leapman and Penguin Books Limited; synopses for Leapman’s book and other publications on the Labour Party; proposal by Stephen Kelly for a book on the 1987 election campaign.
Dates: 1985-11 - 1986-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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.
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Miners' strike, 1974 - 1990

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 15/2
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,...
Dates: 1974 - 1990
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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.
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Newsnight, 1984-10 - 1985-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 17/39
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1984-10 - 1985-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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.
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Panorama: transcripts, 1983-10 - 1984-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 17/21
Scope and Contents Transcripts of and briefings for interviews with NK on the BBC Panorama programme, on subjects including: the Welfare State; the miners’ strike; defence; the Social Democrat/Liberal Alliance; relations between NK and Roy Hattersley, Deputy Leader.
Dates: 1983-10 - 1984-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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.
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Parliamentary delegation from the Soviet Union, 1984-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/16
Scope and Contents Press conference on NK’s meeting with the Parliamentary delegation, particularly on the miners’ strike.
Dates: 1984-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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Picket lines, 1984-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 25/31
Scope and Contents Press photographs of mounted police charging protestors during the miners’ strike, at Orgreave coking plant near Sheffield [Yorkshire].
Dates: 1984-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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.
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Police, 1984-04 - 1984-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 13/3
Scope and Contents Statistical bulletin from the Home Office on notifiable offences recorded by the police, Dec 1984, and a civil liberties report on policing during the Miners’ Strike.
Dates: 1984-04 - 1984-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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.
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Press cuttings, 1983-09 - 1984-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 18/3
Scope and Contents Subjects include: devolution for Scotland; Conservative "zealots"; elections to the Shadow Cabinet and NK’s battle against the hard left, led by Tony Benn; the miners’ strike; the Chesterfield by-election [Derbyshire]; NK’s visit to Plymouth [Devon], Sept 1984.
Dates: 1983-09 - 1984-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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.
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Press cuttings, 1984-03 - 1984-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 18/6
Scope and Contents Subjects include: NK’s poll rating; the National Pensioners’ Convention; NK’s visit to Sheffield [Yorkshire]; NK’s early life and political career; the miners’ strike.
Dates: 1984-03 - 1984-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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.
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Press cuttings, 1984-05 - 1984-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 18/8
Scope and Contents Subjects include: unemployment; Labour’s relations with the trades unions; the miners’ strike, particularly the blockade of the Ravenscraig steel works [Lanarkshire, Scotland] by striking miners; NK’s mother; the European elections; black Labour sections; the Portsmouth South by-election [Hampshire]. Includes cuttings of NK dancing with Bill Owen and Clive Dunn.
Dates: 1984-05 - 1984-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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.
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Press cuttings, 1984-09 - 1984-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 18/9
Scope and Contents Subjects include: the miners’ strike; attempts to expel a member of Militant from the party; NK’s visit to the Soviet Union and talks with President Konstantin Chernenko on nuclear disarmament; disruption in Parliament from the hard Left; talks between the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and Libya; Shadow Cabinet elections.
Dates: 1984-09 - 1984-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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.
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Press cuttings, 1984-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 18/10
Scope and Contents Subjects include: battles with the Left; the miners’ strike; NK’s visit to the Soviet Union and talks with President Konstantin Chernenko on nuclear disarmament;
Dates: 1984-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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.
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Press cuttings, 1985-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 18/12
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1985-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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.
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Press cuttings, 1985-02 - 1985-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 18/14
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1985-02 - 1985-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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.
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Press cuttings, 1985-06 - 1985-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 18/16
Scope and Contents Subjects include: NK’s visit to Ethiopia; calls for an amnesty for miners sacked or convicted during the miners’ strike; Labour’s attitude to the Nottinghamshire miners breaking away from the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM); Michael Cocks’s resignation as Labour Chief Whip; the Brecon and Radnor by-election [Wales]; effects of the miners’ strike on Labour and the rift between NK and Arthur Scargill [President of the NUM]; black sections; Ken Livingstone’s bid for election as party treasurer.
Dates: 1985-06 - 1985-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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.
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Press cuttings, 1985-08 - 1985-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 18/17
Scope and Contents Subjects include: the rift between NK and Arthur Scargill [President of the National Union of Mineworkers, NUM]; state funding for trades union ballots; NK’s meeting with Raul Alfonsin, President of Argentina, over the Falkland Islands; divisions in the Social Democrat/Liberal Alliance; Scargill’s victory in a Trades Union Congress ballot on a reimbursement of NUM funds confiscated during the miners’ strike; launch of a joint Labour/TUC policy document, "A New Partnership - A New Britain".
Dates: 1985-08 - 1985-09
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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.
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Press cuttings, 1985-09 - 1985-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 18/18
Scope and Contents Labour Party press cutting service cuttings on the Party Conference, particularly: votes on a reimbursement of National Union of Mineworkers’ funds confiscated during the miners’ strike; NK’s speech against Militant and Liverpool City Council; NK’s success against the Left.
Dates: 1985-09 - 1985-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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.
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Press cuttings: local and foreign press, 1984-01 - 1985-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 18/13
Scope and Contents Subjects include: the miners’ strike; visit to Bradford City football ground [Yorkshire] after a fire; visit to Lancashire; visit to Bristol; visit to Loughborough and Leicester; rate-capping of local government budgets; visit to Swindon [Wiltshire]; visit to Devonport Dockyard, Plymouth; nuclear disarmament.
Dates: 1984-01 - 1985-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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.
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The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.