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Coal Strike (1984-1985)

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:

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Press cuttings: Party general and political general, 1984-09 - 1986-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 18/11
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1984-09 - 1986-03
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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Speeches, speech notes, press releases and articles, 1984-10 - 1984-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 16/1/16
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: the bombing of the Grand Hotel, Brighton [Sussex]; the miners’ strike; a tribute to Indira Gandhi, Oct 84; the Fabian Society; policies for the disabled; economic policy.

Dates: 1984-10 - 1984-12
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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Speeches, speech notes, press releases and articles, 1985-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 16/1/21
Scope and Contents

Includes: NK’s speech for the Scottish Miners’ gala, on miners dismissed following the miners’ strike; NK’s speech at a Socialist International conference on nuclear disarmament; NK’s speech for the launch of the joint Labour Party and Trades Union Congress economic and social policy document, "A New Partnership, A New Britain". Other subjects include: world poverty; South Africa; the 40th anniversary of the United Nations; reform of the world trading and financial system.

Dates: 1985-10
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 broadcasts and interviews, 1984-01 - 1987-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 17/35
Scope and Contents

Includes: World this Weekend, Jan 1984; extracts from interviews on the miners’ strike, Apr-Oct 1984; address by NK to the Confederation of Health Service Employees, June 1984; comment on Ronald Reagan’s re-election as President of the United States, Nov 1984; World this Weekend, Dec 1985; Face the Press, Feb 1986; BBC Radio 4 Analysis interview with Hugo Young, Mar 1987; Frost on Sunday, May 1987.

Dates: 1984-01 - 1987-05
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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Tribune interview with NK, 1985-09-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/19
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: defence policy and nuclear disarmament; Europe; economic policy; trades union funding; NK's leadership; Labour Party reform; the Miners' Strike; Black Sections.

Dates: 1985-09-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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Visits, 1984-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 19/2/9
Scope and Contents

Correspondence and notes on arrangements for visits including: the funeral of Indira Gandhi, Delhi [India]; the National Graphical Association conference, Blackpool [Lancashire]; a Labour Party rally in support of the miners, Stoke on Trent [Staffordshire], including brief correspondence with Arthur Scargill, President of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and brief notes on a threat made against NK and Scargill.

Dates: 1984-11
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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