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Mass march and meeting of Corby steelworkers just before the national strike for a 20% pay rise started © Peter Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

Mass march and meeting of Corby steelworkers just before the national strike for a 20% pay rise started
© Peter Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

Steel strike 1980 Steelworkers lobby TUC the women in the forefront London

Steel strike 1980 Steelworkers lobby TUC the women in the forefront London

Steelworkers PKT at Rotherham, steel strike 1980 © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Steelworkers PKT at Rotherham, steel strike 1980
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Steel strike 1980 Consett steelworkers, threatened with cuts, march through their town in support of pay claim for 20% pay rise © NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

Steel strike 1980 Consett steelworkers, threatened with cuts, march through their town in support of pay claim for 20% pay rise
© NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

Steel strike 1980 BSC management Bob Scholey and Ian MacGregor at press conference, London  © Martin Mayer/reportdigital.co.uk

Steel strike 1980 BSC management Bob Scholey and Ian MacGregor at press conference, London
© Martin Mayer/reportdigital.co.uk

Steel strike 1980 union leaders Bill Sirs ISTC, left, and Hector Smith NUB outside 10 Downing Street after talks with Thatcher Government  © NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

Steel strike 1980 union leaders Bill Sirs ISTC, left, and Hector Smith NUB outside 10 Downing Street after talks with Thatcher Government
© NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

Steel strike 1980 Mass picket at Sheerness, Kent. Pickets speaking to a lorry driver © NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

Steel strike 1980 Mass picket at Sheerness, Kent. Pickets speaking to a lorry driver
© NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

Steel strike 1980 Pickets at Hadfields, Sheffield  © Martin Mayer/reportdigital.co.uk

Steel strike 1980 Pickets at Hadfields, Sheffield
© Martin Mayer/reportdigital.co.uk

Steel strike 1980  Steelworkers lobby the TUC in support of their pay claim for a 20% rise London © Martin Mayer/reportdigital.co.uk

Steel strike 1980 Steelworkers lobby the TUC in support of their pay claim for a 20% rise London
© Martin Mayer/reportdigital.co.uk

Steel strike 1980 Police block the entrance to Hadfields, Sheffield, to a mass pickets © Martin Mayer/reportdigital.co.uk

Steel strike 1980 Police block the entrance to Hadfields, Sheffield, to a mass pickets
© Martin Mayer/reportdigital.co.uk

Steel strike 1980 Picket at Ravenscraig steelworks, Motherwell, Scotland, trying to stop a lorry © NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

Steel strike 1980 Picket at Ravenscraig steelworks, Motherwell, Scotland, trying to stop a lorry
© NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

Steel strike 1980 Steelworkers lobby union delegates against 10% pay offer at TUC meeting. London © Ray Rising/reportdigital.co.uk

Steel strike 1980 Steelworkers lobby union delegates against 10% pay offer at TUC meeting. London
© Ray Rising/reportdigital.co.uk

ISTC Steelworkers picketing British Steel Sheerness, February 1980. © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

ISTC Steelworkers picketing British Steel Sheerness, February 1980.
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Steel strike 1980 Mass picket at Sheerness steelworks Kent © NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

Steel strike 1980 Mass picket at Sheerness steelworks Kent
© NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

Steel strike 1980 Police struggle with a mass picket at Sheerness Steelworks, Kent © NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

Steel strike 1980 Police struggle with a mass picket at Sheerness Steelworks, Kent
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Steel strike 1980 Mass picket at Sheerness steelworks, Kent. Waiting for an ambulance for a picket injured in the clash between pickets and police © NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

Steel strike 1980 Mass picket at Sheerness steelworks, Kent. Waiting for an ambulance for a picket injured in the clash between pickets and police
© NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

Steel strike 1980 Steelworker on strike and covered with badges. Sheerness steelworks, Kent. © NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

Steel strike 1980 Steelworker on strike and covered with badges. Sheerness steelworks, Kent.
© NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

Steel strike 1980 Pickets at steel stockholders, C Roberts Steel, Rotherham © Ray Rising/reportdigital.co.uk

Steel strike 1980 Pickets at steel stockholders, C Roberts Steel, Rotherham
© Ray Rising/reportdigital.co.uk

Steel strike 1980 Steelworkers lobby TUC the women in the forefront London © Ray Rising/reportdigital.co.uk

Steel strike 1980 Steelworkers lobby TUC the women in the forefront London
© Ray Rising/reportdigital.co.uk

Striking miners injured and arrested during a mass picket of the Orgreave coking plant during the miners' strike of 1984-85. © John Harris- reportdigital.co.uk

Striking miners injured and arrested during a mass picket of the Orgreave coking plant during the miners’ strike of 1984-85.
© John Harris- reportdigital.co.uk

Police arrest miners, Orgreave Coke works, Yorkshire © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Police arrest miners, Orgreave Coke works, Yorkshire
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Arthur Scargill NUM addressing striking miners at first mass picket of the BSC Orgreave coking plant, South Yorkshire © Peter Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

Arthur Scargill NUM addressing striking miners at first mass picket of the BSC Orgreave coking plant, South Yorkshire
© Peter Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

Police use riot gear for the first time in a strike. Miners mass picket as a convoy of coke lorries leave the plant for Scunthorp steelworks. Steel workers who have walked out in solidarity look on. Orgreave coke works,  Miner's strike Sheffield, South Yorkshire  © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Police use riot gear for the first time in a strike. Miners mass picket as a convoy of coke lorries leave the plant for Scunthorp steelworks. Steel workers who have walked out in solidarity look on. Orgreave coke works, Miner’s strike Sheffield, South Yorkshire
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Massed ranks of uniformed and riot police police officers prevent striking miners from picketing a convoy of delivery lorries, seen leaving the plant in the background, during a mass picket of the Orgreave coking plant during the miners' strike. © John Harris- reportdigital.co.uk

Massed ranks of uniformed and riot police police officers prevent striking miners from picketing a convoy of delivery lorries, seen leaving the plant in the background, during a mass picket of the Orgreave coking plant during the miners’ strike.
© John Harris- reportdigital.co.uk

Mounted police waiting to attack, Orgreave Mass picket,  Miners Strike.  © John Sturrock (reportdigital.co.uk)

Mounted police waiting to attack, Orgreave Mass picket, Miners Strike.
© John Sturrock (reportdigital.co.uk)

Miners flee from riot officers on horseback during a mass picket of the Orgreave coking plant,  miners' strike. © John Harris- reportdigital.co.uk

Miners flee from riot officers on horseback during a mass picket of the Orgreave coking plant, miners’ strike.
© John Harris- reportdigital.co.uk

Police officers charge striking miners, mass picket of the Orgreave coking plant, miners' strike, Yorkshire. © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Police officers charge striking miners, mass picket of the Orgreave coking plant, miners’ strike, Yorkshire.
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Police surround picketing miners as a convoy of coke lorries leave the plant for Scunthorp steelworks. Orgreave coke works  Miner's strike Sheffield South Yorkshire  © John Harris (reportdigital.co.uk)

Police surround picketing miners as a convoy of coke lorries leave the plant for Scunthorp steelworks. Orgreave coke works Miner’s strike Sheffield South Yorkshire
© John Harris (reportdigital.co.uk)

First battle of Orgreave. Police use aggressive action and overwhelming force to prevent pickets reaching the coke works © Peter Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

First battle of Orgreave. Police use aggressive action and overwhelming force to prevent pickets reaching the coke works
© Peter Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners strike, Orgreave picket being attacked by mounted officers. © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners strike, Orgreave picket being attacked by mounted officers.
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Police arresting Arthur Scargill NUM leader at the Orgreave coking works picket during miners strike Sheffield  © John Harris (reportdigital.co.uk)

Police arresting Arthur Scargill NUM leader at the Orgreave coking works picket during miners strike Sheffield
© John Harris (reportdigital.co.uk)

Police dog and picket, mass picket at Orgreave cokeworks, Miners' Strike. © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Police dog and picket, mass picket at Orgreave cokeworks, Miners’ Strike.
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Pickets carrying a telegraph pole try to block the road to impead police charges by mounted and short shield riot police. Mass picket, Orgreave coke works, Yorkshire  © John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Pickets carrying a telegraph pole try to block the road to impead police charges by mounted and short shield riot police. Mass picket, Orgreave coke works, Yorkshire
© John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Police rest on their riot shields behind an overturned cabin after charging into a mass picket of striking miners. Orgreave coke works  Miner's strike South Yorkshire  © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Police rest on their riot shields behind an overturned cabin after charging into a mass picket of striking miners. Orgreave coke works Miner’s strike South Yorkshire
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Uniformed police officers applaud riot officers as they return from their duties at a mass picket of the Orgreave coking plant during the miners' strike of 1984-85. © John Harris- reportdigital.co.uk

Uniformed police officers applaud riot officers as they return from their duties at a mass picket of the Orgreave coking plant during the miners’ strike of 1984-85.
© John Harris- reportdigital.co.uk

Police leading a convoy of lorries bring coke from  Orgreave Coking works in Yorkshire to BSC Scunthorpe. M1 Yorkshire © John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Police leading a convoy of lorries bring coke from Orgreave Coking works in Yorkshire to BSC Scunthorpe. M1 Yorkshire
© John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

23 3-ton trucks Trucks laden with £100,000 worth of food and goods donated by various trade unions (NGA, SOGAT, USDAW, AUEW, TASS, TGWU), on route from London destined for Barnsley for the miners and their communities, the miners' strike © John Smith/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

23 3-ton trucks Trucks laden with £100,000 worth of food and goods donated by various trade unions (NGA, SOGAT, USDAW, AUEW, TASS, TGWU), on route from London destined for Barnsley for the miners and their communities, the miners’ strike
© John Smith/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Kent miners occupy the headquarters of the National Coal Board (NCB) during the Miners' strike, London © Stefano Cagnoni/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Kent miners occupy the headquarters of the National Coal Board (NCB) during the Miners’ strike, London
© Stefano Cagnoni/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk