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Punk protesers mocking Conservative Party during the global day of action, a protest for fast food workers rights and fair pay staged by the Youth Fight for Jobs campaign and BAFWU. Sheffield Centre, South Yorkshire. © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Punk protesers mocking Conservative Party during the global day of action, a protest for fast food workers rights and fair pay staged by the Youth Fight for Jobs campaign and BAFWU. Sheffield Centre, South Yorkshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

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Protesters inside McDonald's during the Global day of action, a protest for fast food workers rights and fair pay staged by the Youth Fight for Jobs campaign and BAFWU. Sheffield Centre, South Yorkshire. © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Protesters inside McDonald’s during the Global day of action, a protest for fast food workers rights and fair pay staged by the Youth Fight for Jobs campaign and BAFWU. Sheffield Centre, South Yorkshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Mcdonald's customers eating food, Global day of action, a protest for fast food workers rights and fair pay staged by the Youth Fight for Jobs campaign and BAFWU. Sheffield Centre, South Yorkshire. © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Mcdonald’s customers eating food, Global day of action, a protest for fast food workers rights and fair pay staged by the Youth Fight for Jobs campaign and BAFWU. Sheffield Centre, South Yorkshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

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Protesters outside of McDonald's. Global day of action, a protest for fast food workers rights and fair pay staged by the Youth Fight for Jobs campaign and BAFWU. Sheffield Centre, South Yorkshire. © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Protesters outside of McDonald’s. Global day of action, a protest for fast food workers rights and fair pay staged by the Youth Fight for Jobs campaign and BAFWU. Sheffield Centre, South Yorkshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

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California, Fast food workers demanding $15 an hour minimum wage and union rights in a global day of action. USA © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

California, Fast food workers demanding $15 an hour minimum wage and union rights in a global day of action. USA
© David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

California, Fast food workers demanding $15 an hour minimum wage and union rights in a global day of action. USA © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

California, Fast food workers demanding $15 an hour minimum wage and union rights in a global day of action. USA
© David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

California, Fast food workers demanding $15 an hour minimum wage and union rights in a global day of action. USA © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

California, Fast food workers demanding $15 an hour minimum wage and union rights in a global day of action. USA
© David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

California, Kill Poverty, Fast food workers demanding $15 an hour minimum wage and union rights in a global day of action. USA © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

California, Kill Poverty, Fast food workers demanding $15 an hour minimum wage and union rights in a global day of action. USA
© David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

USA, McDonald's worker Zhoria Harper speaking. SEIU Pres Mary Kay Henry in a protest at a McDonald's fast food restaurant, workers calling for $15 an hour minimum wage and union rights in a global day of action. Mission District, San Francisco, USA © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

USA, McDonald’s worker Zhoria Harper speaking. SEIU Pres Mary Kay Henry in a protest at a McDonald’s fast food restaurant, workers calling for $15 an hour minimum wage and union rights in a global day of action. Mission District, San Francisco, USA
© David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

USA, SEIU Pres Mary Kay Henry in a protest at a McDonald's fast food restaurant, workers calling for $15 an hour minimum wage and union rights in a global day of action. Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Mission District, San Francisco, USA © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

USA, SEIU Pres Mary Kay Henry in a protest at a McDonald’s fast food restaurant, workers calling for $15 an hour minimum wage and union rights in a global day of action. Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Mission District, San Francisco, USA
© David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

California, Fast food workers demanding $15 an hour minimum wage and union rights in a global day of action. USA © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

California, Fast food workers demanding $15 an hour minimum wage and union rights in a global day of action. USA
© David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Sacked miners lobbying a special NUM Executive meeting display their anger on learning that the year long NUM strike is to be called off. TUC London © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Sacked miners lobbying a special NUM Executive meeting display their anger on learning that the year long NUM strike is to be called off. TUC London
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Ray Chadburn, on left, from Notts NUM consoles a young miner in tears as he and the rest of the miners, lobbying a special meeting of the NUM Executive, learn that the year long strike is to be called off. © Stefano Cagnoni  - reportdigital.co.uk

Ray Chadburn, on left, from Notts NUM consoles a young miner in tears as he and the rest of the miners, lobbying a special meeting of the NUM Executive, learn that the year long strike is to be called off.
© Stefano Cagnoni – reportdigital.co.uk

The returned to work at the end of the miners strike at Cortonwood is abandoned as miners refused to cross a Kent NUM picket line © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

The returned to work at the end of the miners strike at Cortonwood is abandoned as miners refused to cross a Kent NUM picket line
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Miner's Wives support group leading a demonstration of striking miners before the return to work as the strike ends. Rossington pit village © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Miner’s Wives support group leading a demonstration of striking miners before the return to work as the strike ends. Rossington pit village
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Miner's Wives support group leading a demonstration of striking miners before the return to work as the strike ends. Rossington pit village © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Miner’s Wives support group leading a demonstration of striking miners before the return to work as the strike ends. Rossington pit village
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Armthorpe NUM return to work at the end of the strike, Yorkshire. Miner's Strike © John Sturrock (reportdigital.co.uk)

Armthorpe NUM return to work at the end of the strike, Yorkshire. Miner’s Strike
© John Sturrock (reportdigital.co.uk)

NUM Strikers march back to Wath Main colliery to return to work at the end of the year long strike, Wath-on-Dearne, Yorkshire. © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

NUM Strikers march back to Wath Main colliery to return to work at the end of the year long strike, Wath-on-Dearne, Yorkshire.
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Cheering at WAPC rally Chesterfield at the end of the Miners strike, International Womens' Day © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Cheering at WAPC rally Chesterfield at the end of the Miners strike, International Womens’ Day
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners about to start their first shift after returning to work without agreement at the end of the year-long miners strike. Silverwood colliery, Yorkshire © John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners about to start their first shift after returning to work without agreement at the end of the year-long miners strike. Silverwood colliery, Yorkshire
© John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

No Victimisation of striking miners at the end of the strike, NUM protest London © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

No Victimisation of striking miners at the end of the strike, NUM protest London
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Miner's wife and children, rally against the victimisation of miners. Sheffield © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Miner’s wife and children, rally against the victimisation of miners. Sheffield
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Striking miners pull line of riot police with long shields to the ground, Mass picket Kellingley colliery North Yorkshire.  © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Striking miners pull line of riot police with long shields to the ground, Mass picket Kellingley colliery North Yorkshire.
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Miner's wives picket Yorkshire Main pit, Yorkshire © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Miner’s wives picket Yorkshire Main pit, Yorkshire
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners, their wives and children march with their union banner to the pit. Picket of Frickley colliery in defiance of a court injunction limiting the number of pickets to 6, South Elmsall, Yorkshire. Miners strike. © John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners, their wives and children march with their union banner to the pit. Picket of Frickley colliery in defiance of a court injunction limiting the number of pickets to 6, South Elmsall, Yorkshire. Miners strike.
© John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Picket of Frickley colliery in defiance of a court injunction limiting the number of pickets to 6, South Elmsall, Yorkshire. Miners strike. © John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Picket of Frickley colliery in defiance of a court injunction limiting the number of pickets to 6, South Elmsall, Yorkshire. Miners strike.
© John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Ian Mitchel speaking to pickets who mass picket in defiance of an injunction, Frickley colliery, South Elmsal, Yorkshire Miners Strike. Mass picket inspite of an injunction. © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Ian Mitchel speaking to pickets who mass picket in defiance of an injunction, Frickley colliery, South Elmsal, Yorkshire Miners Strike. Mass picket inspite of an injunction.
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Arther Scargill and Mick McGahey NUM leading a LDTU demonstration during the Miners' Strike, in London. © John Sturrock (reportdigital.co.uk)

Arther Scargill and Mick McGahey NUM leading a LDTU demonstration during the Miners’ Strike, in London.
© John Sturrock (reportdigital.co.uk)

Miners support demonstration in London led by Tony Benn MP, Arthur Scargill and MIck McGahey of the NUM almost a year after the national Miners Strike had begun. Also at the front of the march are Anne Scargill & Denis Skinner MP. © Stefano Cagnoni/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners support demonstration in London led by Tony Benn MP, Arthur Scargill and MIck McGahey of the NUM almost a year after the national Miners Strike had begun. Also at the front of the march are Anne Scargill & Denis Skinner MP.
© Stefano Cagnoni/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Thatcher The Enemy Within. Protest and rally in London to mark the first anniversary of the MIners strike of 1984. A young punk and an older woman side by side at the rally in Trafalgar Square, London © Stefano Cagnoni/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Thatcher The Enemy Within. Protest and rally in London to mark the first anniversary of the MIners strike of 1984. A young punk and an older woman side by side at the rally in Trafalgar Square, London
© Stefano Cagnoni/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Riot police with long shields confront a mass picket of striking miners at Cortonwood Colliery. Miners strike Yorkshire coalfield © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Riot police with long shields confront a mass picket of striking miners at Cortonwood Colliery. Miners strike Yorkshire coalfield
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Mass picket, Cortonwood Colliery, Yorkshire © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Mass picket, Cortonwood Colliery, Yorkshire
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Picket of striking miners at Silverwood Colliery as working miners cross the road at the end of their shift. Miners strike South Yorkshire coalfield © John Harris (reportdigital.co.uk)

Picket of striking miners at Silverwood Colliery as working miners cross the road at the end of their shift. Miners strike South Yorkshire coalfield
© John Harris (reportdigital.co.uk)

Miners with a burning barricade, Silverwood, Yorkshire © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners with a burning barricade, Silverwood, Yorkshire
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Riot police occupy the village to get scabs out. Houghton Main, Yorkshire © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Riot police occupy the village to get scabs out. Houghton Main, Yorkshire
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Pickets in their hut, Fryston colliery pit village, Yorkshire © John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Pickets in their hut, Fryston colliery pit village, Yorkshire
© John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Pickets in their hut, Fryston colliery pit village, Yorkshire © John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Pickets in their hut, Fryston colliery pit village, Yorkshire
© John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Migrant domestic workers rally on International Human Rights Day to oppose the return of slavery in the UK. Supported by Unite, they are against visa changes that abolished the rights of domestic workers to change employer once they are in the UK. Westminster, London. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Migrant domestic workers rally on International Human Rights Day to oppose the return of slavery in the UK. Supported by Unite, they are against visa changes that abolished the rights of domestic workers to change employer once they are in the UK. Westminster, London.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Migrant domestic workers rally on International Human Rights Day to oppose the return of slavery in the UK. Supported by Unite, they are against visa changes that abolished the rights of domestic workers to change employer once they are in the UK. Westminster, London. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Migrant domestic workers rally on International Human Rights Day to oppose the return of slavery in the UK. Supported by Unite, they are against visa changes that abolished the rights of domestic workers to change employer once they are in the UK. Westminster, London.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Migrant domestic workers rally on International Human Rights Day to oppose the return of slavery in the UK. Supported by Unite, they are against visa changes that abolished the rights of domestic workers to change employer once they are in the UK. Westminster, London. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Migrant domestic workers rally on International Human Rights Day to oppose the return of slavery in the UK. Supported by Unite, they are against visa changes that abolished the rights of domestic workers to change employer once they are in the UK. Westminster, London.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Migrant domestic workers rally on International Human Rights Day to oppose the return of slavery in the UK. Supported by Unite, they are against visa changes that abolished the rights of domestic workers to change employer once they are in the UK. Westminster, London. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Migrant domestic workers rally on International Human Rights Day to oppose the return of slavery in the UK. Supported by Unite, they are against visa changes that abolished the rights of domestic workers to change employer once they are in the UK. Westminster, London.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners families flee as riot police move into pit village, Hatfield, South Yorkshire © Ray Rising/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners families flee as riot police move into pit village, Hatfield, South Yorkshire
© Ray Rising/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners in Hatfield, South Yorkshire sit down in the road to try and prevent police from attacking. © Ray Risingl/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners in Hatfield, South Yorkshire sit down in the road to try and prevent police from attacking.
© Ray Risingl/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners' Strike, Allerton Bywater pit near Leeds pickets try to reach a van carrying three scabs as they leave the pit.  © John Sturrock (reportdigital.co.uk)

Miners’ Strike, Allerton Bywater pit near Leeds pickets try to reach a van carrying three scabs as they leave the pit.
© John Sturrock (reportdigital.co.uk)

Gordon Brown MP speaking at a rally in support of striking NUM miners © Nick Georges/reportdigital.co.uk/Report Archive

Gordon Brown MP speaking at a rally in support of striking NUM miners
© Nick Georges/reportdigital.co.uk/Report Archive

National demonstration in support of the 1984 miners' strike organised by miners' wives © Stefano Cagnoni  - reportdigital.co.uk

National demonstration in support of the 1984 miners’ strike organised by miners’ wives
© Stefano Cagnoni – reportdigital.co.uk

BBC tell the truth, ITN tell the truth. Striking miners' wives and their families, Women Against Pit Closures. stage a national demonstration in London in support of the NUM national dispute. The placards carried, refer to the miners' sense of injustice at the way inwhich journalists had portrayed the strike in the media. © John Harris/Report Archive Report/reportdigital.co.uk

BBC tell the truth, ITN tell the truth. Striking miners’ wives and their families, Women Against Pit Closures. stage a national demonstration in London in support of the NUM national dispute. The placards carried, refer to the miners’ sense of injustice at the way inwhich journalists had portrayed the strike in the media.
© John Harris/Report Archive Report/reportdigital.co.uk

Women Against Pit Closures stage a national demonstration in London in support of the NUM national dispute. No MOre Fleet Street Lies read  placards carried, referring to the miners' families' sense of injustice at the way the strike has been portrayed in the media © John Harris/Report Archive Report/reportdigital.co.uk

Women Against Pit Closures stage a national demonstration in London in support of the NUM national dispute. No MOre Fleet Street Lies read placards carried, referring to the miners’ families’ sense of injustice at the way the strike has been portrayed in the media
© John Harris/Report Archive Report/reportdigital.co.uk

A miner's wife from Maltby, South Yorkshire at a demonstration of women in support of the NUM © NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

A miner’s wife from Maltby, South Yorkshire at a demonstration of women in support of the NUM
© NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

NCB coaches on the Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire border, having grilles fitted in preparation for busing in 'scabs' as part of a back-to-work attempt across NUM picket lines during the Miners' Strike, were fire-bombed overnight to prevent their use. © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

NCB coaches on the Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire border, having grilles fitted in preparation for busing in ‘scabs’ as part of a back-to-work attempt across NUM picket lines during the Miners’ Strike, were fire-bombed overnight to prevent their use.
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

NUM members on strike during the Miners' Strike were attacked at night by baton wielding riot police at a police road block preventing the pickets from entering Nottinghamshire. Sitting in their car with a smashed windscreen; 12 other cars carrying striking miners were damaged in a similar fashion. Barnsley, Yorkshire © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

NUM members on strike during the Miners’ Strike were attacked at night by baton wielding riot police at a police road block preventing the pickets from entering Nottinghamshire. Sitting in their car with a smashed windscreen; 12 other cars carrying striking miners were damaged in a similar fashion. Barnsley, Yorkshire
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Striking miners picketing behind a barricade at Gascoigne Wood colliery, part of the Selby super mine complex, North Yorkshire © Ray Rising/reportdigital.co.uk

Striking miners picketing behind a barricade at Gascoigne Wood colliery, part of the Selby super mine complex, North Yorkshire
© Ray Rising/reportdigital.co.uk

Families look on anxiously as police with riot shields and helmets patrol the streets near Houghton Main colliery, searching for striking miners © NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

Families look on anxiously as police with riot shields and helmets patrol the streets near Houghton Main colliery, searching for striking miners
© NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

Imported Polish coal being unloaded onto lorries for transport to BSC Scunthorp steelworks inorder to break the strike. Flixborough Wharf, Scunthorpe, South Humberside © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Imported Polish coal being unloaded onto lorries for transport to BSC Scunthorp steelworks inorder to break the strike. Flixborough Wharf, Scunthorpe, South Humberside
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Imported Polish coal being unloaded onto lorries for transport to BSC Scunthorp steelworks inorder to break the strike. Flixborough Wharf, Scunthorpe, South Humberside © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Imported Polish coal being unloaded onto lorries for transport to BSC Scunthorp steelworks inorder to break the strike. Flixborough Wharf, Scunthorpe, South Humberside
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Nottinghamshire strike breaker Working Miners Committee organiser Chris Butcher, given the  name Silver Birch by the media (something of a publicity exercise financed by the Daily Mail according to Peter Walker), talking to the press (including Report/IFL photographer John Harris). New Ollerton, Nottinghamshire © Peter Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

Nottinghamshire strike breaker Working Miners Committee organiser Chris Butcher, given the name Silver Birch by the media (something of a publicity exercise financed by the Daily Mail according to Peter Walker), talking to the press (including Report/IFL photographer John Harris). New Ollerton, Nottinghamshire
© Peter Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

A women at the Miners welfare canteen, Great Houghton, South Yorkshire © John Smith/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

A women at the Miners welfare canteen, Great Houghton, South Yorkshire
© John Smith/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Great Houghton, near Doncaster: striking miner at home reading a letter from the DHSS refusing help, watched by his young daughter. Benefit was withdrawn. © John Smith/reportdigital.co.uk/Report

Great Houghton, near Doncaster: striking miner at home reading a letter from the DHSS refusing help, watched by his young daughter. Benefit was withdrawn.
© John Smith/reportdigital.co.uk/Report

Striking miners eating in a soup kitchen funded by donations from supporters of the strike. Miners Welfare Ollerton, Nottinghamshire © John Harris (reportdigital.co.uk)

Striking miners eating in a soup kitchen funded by donations from supporters of the strike. Miners Welfare Ollerton, Nottinghamshire
© John Harris (reportdigital.co.uk)

Durham Miners' Gala: NUM President Arthur Scargill greets Labour Party Leader Neil Kinnock; to Kinnock's right are Peter Heathfield, NUM General Secretary, and Dennis Skinner MP. © Stefano Cagnoni  - reportdigital.co.uk

Durham Miners’ Gala: NUM President Arthur Scargill greets Labour Party Leader Neil Kinnock; to Kinnock’s right are Peter Heathfield, NUM General Secretary, and Dennis Skinner MP.
© Stefano Cagnoni – reportdigital.co.uk

Striking miners Worksop to London Shireoaks Manton children's relief fund sponsored walk, miners strike, Lowdham, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire © John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Striking miners Worksop to London Shireoaks Manton children’s relief fund sponsored walk, miners strike, Lowdham, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
© John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Police roadblock at junction 24 of the M1 Motorway - stopping pickets getting into Nottinghamshire and gathering information on the strikers. The Miners strike. © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Police roadblock at junction 24 of the M1 Motorway – stopping pickets getting into Nottinghamshire and gathering information on the strikers. The Miners strike.
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners' Strike, police stop convoy of pickets leaving the M1 for Nottingham.  © John Sturrock (reportdigital.co.uk)

Miners’ Strike, police stop convoy of pickets leaving the M1 for Nottingham.
© John Sturrock (reportdigital.co.uk)

Police roadblock on the Derbyshire - Nottinghamshire county boarder at Shirebrook. To stop pickets from reaching Warsop Main Colliery in Nottinghamshire. Miners strike © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Police roadblock on the Derbyshire – Nottinghamshire county boarder at Shirebrook. To stop pickets from reaching Warsop Main Colliery in Nottinghamshire. Miners strike
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Norman Strike at the front of a mass picket, Bilston Glen mine, Scotland,  Miners' Strike. © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Norman Strike at the front of a mass picket, Bilston Glen mine, Scotland, Miners’ Strike.
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Police arrest pickets, Bilston Glen collery, Scotland, Miners' Strike. © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Police arrest pickets, Bilston Glen collery, Scotland, Miners’ Strike.
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Women Against Pit Closures stage a picket at Port Talbot in South Wales during the Miners' Strike, South Wales © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Women Against Pit Closures stage a picket at Port Talbot in South Wales during the Miners’ Strike, South Wales
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

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Welsh miners and local supporters occupy the NUM headquarters in Pontypridd, Wales, in an attempt to prevent the authorities gaining access to sequestrate the Union's funds during the Miners' Strike, South Wales © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Welsh miners and local supporters occupy the NUM headquarters in Pontypridd, Wales, in an attempt to prevent the authorities gaining access to sequestrate the Union’s funds during the Miners’ Strike, South Wales
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

South Wales NUM President, Emlyn Williams (with megaphone), with Welsh miners outside the NUM headquarters in Pontypridd, Wales, which they occupied in an attempt to prevent the authorities gaining access to sequestrate the Union's funds Miners' Strike, South Wales © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

South Wales NUM President, Emlyn Williams (with megaphone), with Welsh miners outside the NUM headquarters in Pontypridd, Wales, which they occupied in an attempt to prevent the authorities gaining access to sequestrate the Union’s funds Miners’ Strike, South Wales
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Frances O’Grady Gen Sec TUC laying a wreath on the grave of James Hammett, Wreath Laying, Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival 2014 © Paul Box/reportdigital.co.uk

Frances O’Grady Gen Sec TUC laying a wreath on the grave of James Hammett, Wreath Laying, Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival 2014
© Paul Box/reportdigital.co.uk

Wreath Laying, Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival 2014 © Paul Box/reportdigital.co.uk

Wreath Laying, Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival 2014
© Paul Box/reportdigital.co.uk

Wreath Laying, Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival 2014 © Paul Box/reportdigital.co.uk

Wreath Laying, Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival 2014
© Paul Box/reportdigital.co.uk

Marching band, Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival 2014 © Paul Box/reportdigital.co.uk

Marching band, Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival 2014
© Paul Box/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest against the attack on Gaza by Israel, Map showing the histrory of Palestine, 1948 to 2011, and the land grab by Israel, Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival 2014 © Paul Box/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest against the attack on Gaza by Israel, Map showing the histrory of Palestine, 1948 to 2011, and the land grab by Israel, Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival 2014
© Paul Box/reportdigital.co.uk

Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival 2014 © Paul Box/reportdigital.co.uk

Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival 2014
© Paul Box/reportdigital.co.uk

Rosie MacGregor SWTUC and Unison Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival 2014 © Paul Box/reportdigital.co.uk

Rosie MacGregor SWTUC and Unison Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival 2014
© Paul Box/reportdigital.co.uk

The People’s NHS Campaign, NHS out of TTIP, Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival 2014 © Paul Box/reportdigital.co.uk

The People’s NHS Campaign, NHS out of TTIP, Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival 2014
© Paul Box/reportdigital.co.uk

Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival 2014 © Paul Box/reportdigital.co.uk

Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival 2014
© Paul Box/reportdigital.co.uk

Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival 2014 © Paul Box/reportdigital.co.uk

Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival 2014
© Paul Box/reportdigital.co.uk

The People’s NHS Campaign, NHS out of TTIP, Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival 2014 © Paul Box/reportdigital.co.uk

The People’s NHS Campaign, NHS out of TTIP, Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival 2014
© Paul Box/reportdigital.co.uk

Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival 2014 © Paul Box/reportdigital.co.uk

Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival 2014
© Paul Box/reportdigital.co.uk

Ronnie Draper, BFAWU, Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival 2014 © Paul Box/reportdigital.co.uk

Ronnie Draper, BFAWU, Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival 2014
© Paul Box/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest against the attack on Gaza by Israel, Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival 2014 © Paul Box/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest against the attack on Gaza by Israel, Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival 2014
© Paul Box/reportdigital.co.uk

Mohammad Taj TUC Pres at Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival 2014 © Paul Box/reportdigital.co.uk

Mohammad Taj TUC Pres at Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival 2014
© Paul Box/reportdigital.co.uk

Emily Benn, Tony's grand-daughter

Emily Benn, Tony’s grand-daughter

Frances O’Grady Gen Sec TUC speaking Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival 2014 © Paul Box/reportdigital.co.uk

Frances O’Grady Gen Sec TUC speaking Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival 2014
© Paul Box/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners building a barricade and occupy Rossington colliery after police managed to get a scab into the pit. Doncaster © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners building a barricade and occupy Rossington colliery after police managed to get a scab into the pit. Doncaster
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners barricade and occupy Rossington colliery after police managed to get a scab into the pit. Doncaster © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners barricade and occupy Rossington colliery after police managed to get a scab into the pit. Doncaster
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Jack Taylor Yorkshire NUM  trying to persuade miners to disperse. Miners barricade and occupy Rossington colliery after police managed to get a scab into the pit. Doncaster © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Jack Taylor Yorkshire NUM trying to persuade miners to disperse. Miners barricade and occupy Rossington colliery after police managed to get a scab into the pit. Doncaster
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

A miners wife makes the opinion of the community clear attacking a well known scab with her shoe, after police invaded the pit village of Rossington near Doncaster, South Yorkshire © Peter Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

A miners wife makes the opinion of the community clear attacking a well known scab with her shoe, after police invaded the pit village of Rossington near Doncaster, South Yorkshire
© Peter Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

Police arrest a 13-year-old boy for throwing stones at a police convoy entering the village, Grimethorpe, Yorkshire © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Police arrest a 13-year-old boy for throwing stones at a police convoy entering the village, Grimethorpe, Yorkshire
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Striking miners eating in a soup kitchen funded by donations from supporters of the strike. Miners Welfare, Keresley Colliery, Coventry 1984 © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk)

Striking miners eating in a soup kitchen funded by donations from supporters of the strike. Miners Welfare, Keresley Colliery, Coventry 1984
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk)

Drawing depicting scabs made by a child of a striking miner and stuck on the wall of Kersley Food Kitchen, adjacent to Kersley Colliery near Coventry.  © John Harris/Report Archive Report/reportdigital.co.uk

Drawing depicting scabs made by a child of a striking miner and stuck on the wall of Kersley Food Kitchen, adjacent to Kersley Colliery near Coventry.
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The drawing - child to be wary of strangers, in this case a policeman. Reflecting the sense of hatred felt by mining families to the massed police presence in their communites. Drawing made by a child of a striking miner and stuck on the wall of Kersley Food Kitchen, adjacent to Kersley Colliery near Coventry.  © John Harris/Report Archive Report/reportdigital.co.uk

The drawing – child to be wary of strangers, in this case a policeman. Reflecting the sense of hatred felt by mining families to the massed police presence in their communites. Drawing made by a child of a striking miner and stuck on the wall of Kersley Food Kitchen, adjacent to Kersley Colliery near Coventry.
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Picket at Penrikyber Colliery in South Wales during the Miners' Strike. © John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Picket at Penrikyber Colliery in South Wales during the Miners’ Strike.
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Striking dockers picketing in the rain King George Dock Hull 1984. The strike was called by the TGWU's national docks committee after British Steel had used workers who were not registered dockers to unload iron ore at Immingham dock on the Humber. The ore was for Scunthorpe steel works. © John Harris (reportdigital.co.uk)

Striking dockers picketing in the rain King George Dock Hull 1984. The strike was called by the TGWU’s national docks committee after British Steel had used workers who were not registered dockers to unload iron ore at Immingham dock on the Humber. The ore was for Scunthorpe steel works.
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Railway workers stop the movement of coal during the miners' strike. Shirebrook, Derbyshire © Ray Rising/reportdigital.co.uk

Railway workers stop the movement of coal during the miners’ strike. Shirebrook, Derbyshire
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Thousands march through Cheltenham on the 6th anniversary of the ban on trades union membership GCHQ for which members were then sacked. GCHQ Trade unions, Cheltenham © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Thousands march through Cheltenham on the 6th anniversary of the ban on trades union membership GCHQ for which members were then sacked. GCHQ Trade unions, Cheltenham
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Mike Grindley and Norman Willis (TUC), GCHQ day Westminster Hall rally to protest at the sacking workers from GCHQ insisting on their right mind trade union, London  GCHQ Trade unions © John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Mike Grindley and Norman Willis (TUC), GCHQ day Westminster Hall rally to protest at the sacking workers from GCHQ insisting on their right mind trade union, London GCHQ Trade unions
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Unveiling of the memorial statue sculpted by Ian Walters comemorating the International Brigade: in honour of those who left Britain and Ireland to fight with the Spanish people against Franco and the Fascists in the 1930s. Unveiling the statue is Michael Foot of the Labour Party, to is right, Dame Janet Vaughan of Spanish Medical Aid, and to his left Norman Willis of the TUC. © Stefano Cagnoni/reportdigital.co.uk/Report

Unveiling of the memorial statue sculpted by Ian Walters comemorating the International Brigade: in honour of those who left Britain and Ireland to fight with the Spanish people against Franco and the Fascists in the 1930s. Unveiling the statue is Michael Foot of the Labour Party, to is right, Dame Janet Vaughan of Spanish Medical Aid, and to his left Norman Willis of the TUC.
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