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Coal Strike (1984-1985)

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

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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.
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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...
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.
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Transcripts of NK television and radio interviews, 1984-05 - 1987-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 17/36
Scope and Contents Includes: Sixty Minutes, on international relations and the coal industry, May 1984; interview with Peter Jay on the miners’ strike, economic policy, defence and party reform, May 1984; interview on racism and ethnic minority representation in Labour, June 1984; press statement on a meeting between the National Executive Committee and National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) on putting the case for coal, Dec 1984; interview on the Today Programme on the economy, Feb 1985; interviews on TV-AM with...
Dates: 1984-05 - 1987-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.

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