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Miners pickets at West Drayton Coal depot West London during 1972 strike © NLA/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners pickets at West Drayton Coal depot West London during 1972 strike
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Miner Idris Moseley picking coal, riddling, for his pensioner neighbour at old tip or slag heap in Pontlottyn, South Wales during 1972 miners' strike © Martin Mayer/reportdigital.co.uk

Miner Idris Moseley picking coal, riddling, for his pensioner neighbour at old tip or slag heap in Pontlottyn, South Wales during 1972 miners’ strike
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Children walking home from school in shadow of Pontlottyn colliery pit wheel. South Wales during 1972 miners' strike © Martin Mayer/reportdigital.co.uk

Children walking home from school in shadow of Pontlottyn colliery pit wheel. South Wales during 1972 miners’ strike
© Martin Mayer/reportdigital.co.uk

Local shop in Pontlottyn, South Wales showing a poster for a rally supporting miners during 1972 miners' strike © Martin Mayer/reportdigital.co.uk

Local shop in Pontlottyn, South Wales showing a poster for a rally supporting miners during 1972 miners’ strike
© Martin Mayer/reportdigital.co.uk

Nantymoel pit village, Ogmore Vale, South Wales, overshadowed by the pit head and slag heap, during 1972 miners' strike © Martin Mayer/reportdigital.co.uk

Nantymoel pit village, Ogmore Vale, South Wales, overshadowed by the pit head and slag heap, during 1972 miners’ strike
© Martin Mayer/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners picketing West Wales National Coal Board Offices during strike. © Martin Mayer/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners picketing West Wales National Coal Board Offices during strike.
© Martin Mayer/reportdigital.co.uk

Mass meeting of miners from Wheldale colliery, near Castleford, West Yorkshire during 1972 strike, addressed by Pete Bolderson of Glasshoughton. © NLA/reportdigital.co.uk

Mass meeting of miners from Wheldale colliery, near Castleford, West Yorkshire during 1972 strike, addressed by Pete Bolderson of Glasshoughton.
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Miners pickets at West Drayton Coal depot West London during 1972 strike. © NLA/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners pickets at West Drayton Coal depot West London during 1972 strike.
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Derbyshire miners wives demonstrate outside parliament in support of their husbands. © NLA/reportdigital.co.uk

Derbyshire miners wives demonstrate outside parliament in support of their husbands.
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Kent miners' wives demonstrate outside Parliament in support of their husbands. London © NLA/reportdigital.co.uk

Kent miners’ wives demonstrate outside Parliament in support of their husbands. London
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Protest in support of the NUM, London, 1972 © Mike Tull/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest in support of the NUM, London, 1972
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Aberfan disaster rescue attempts. 116 children and 28 adults were killed when a slag heap collapsed onto the pit village, South Wales © NLA/reportdigital.co.uk

Aberfan disaster rescue attempts. 116 children and 28 adults were killed when a slag heap collapsed onto the pit village, South Wales
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A rescue crew waiting to make another attempt to free 7 miners trapped in the flooded Lofthouse colliery, West Yorkshire © Martin Mayer/reportdigital.co.uk

A rescue crew waiting to make another attempt to free 7 miners trapped in the flooded Lofthouse colliery, West Yorkshire
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Protest by miners and supporters the day after Kellingley colliery closed down, Yorkshire.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest by miners and supporters the day after Kellingley colliery closed down, Yorkshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest by miners and supporters the day after Kellingley colliery closed down, Yorkshire.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest by miners and supporters the day after Kellingley colliery closed down, Yorkshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest by miners and supporters the day after Kellingley colliery closed down, Yorkshire.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest by miners and supporters the day after Kellingley colliery closed down, Yorkshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest by miners and supporters the day after Kellingley colliery closed down, Yorkshire.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest by miners and supporters the day after Kellingley colliery closed down, Yorkshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest by miners and supporters the day after Kellingley colliery closed down, Yorkshire.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest by miners and supporters the day after Kellingley colliery closed down, Yorkshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest by miners and supporters the day after Kellingley colliery closed down, Yorkshire.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest by miners and supporters the day after Kellingley colliery closed down, Yorkshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest by miners and supporters the day after Kellingley colliery closed down, Yorkshire.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest by miners and supporters the day after Kellingley colliery closed down, Yorkshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest by miners and supporters the day after Kellingley colliery closed down, Yorkshire.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest by miners and supporters the day after Kellingley colliery closed down, Yorkshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest by miners and supporters the day after Kellingley colliery closed down, Yorkshire.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest by miners and supporters the day after Kellingley colliery closed down, Yorkshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest by miners and supporters the day after Kellingley colliery closed down, Yorkshire.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest by miners and supporters the day after Kellingley colliery closed down, Yorkshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest by miners and supporters the day after Kellingley colliery closed down, Yorkshire.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest by miners and supporters the day after Kellingley colliery closed down, Yorkshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest by miners and supporters the day after Kellingley colliery closed down, Yorkshire.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest by miners and supporters the day after Kellingley colliery closed down, Yorkshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest by miners and supporters the day after Kellingley colliery closed down, Yorkshire.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest by miners and supporters the day after Kellingley colliery closed down, Yorkshire.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Coal from British miners not Colombian child labor, sons of miners protest against pit closures outside the home of John Major, Huntingdon 1992  © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Coal from British miners not Colombian child labor, sons of miners protest against pit closures outside the home of John Major, Huntingdon 1992
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners going on shift at Kellingley Colliery. Knottingley near Pontefract, Yorkshire. The last deep coal mine is scheduled to be closed in December 2015 bringing the deep coal mining industry to an end in the UK. © Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners going on shift at Kellingley Colliery. Knottingley near Pontefract, Yorkshire.
The last deep coal mine is scheduled to be closed in December 2015 bringing the deep coal mining industry to an end in the UK.
© Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners going on shift at Kellingley Colliery. Knottingley near Pontefract, Yorkshire. The last deep coal mine is scheduled to be closed in December 2015 bringing the deep coal mining industry to an end in the UK. © Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners going on shift at Kellingley Colliery. Knottingley near Pontefract, Yorkshire.
The last deep coal mine is scheduled to be closed in December 2015 bringing the deep coal mining industry to an end in the UK.
© Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners coming off shift at Kellingley Colliery. Knottingley near Pontefract, Yorkshire. The last deep coal mine is scheduled to be closed in December 2015 bringing the deep coal mining industry to an end in the UK. © Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners coming off shift at Kellingley Colliery. Knottingley near Pontefract, Yorkshire.
The last deep coal mine is scheduled to be closed in December 2015 bringing the deep coal mining industry to an end in the UK.
© Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners going on shift at Kellingley Colliery. Knottingley near Pontefract, Yorkshire. The last deep coal mine is scheduled to be closed in December 2015 bringing the deep coal mining industry to an end in the UK. © Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners going on shift at Kellingley Colliery. Knottingley near Pontefract, Yorkshire.
The last deep coal mine is scheduled to be closed in December 2015 bringing the deep coal mining industry to an end in the UK.
© Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners going on shift at Kellingley Colliery. Knottingley near Pontefract, Yorkshire. The last deep coal mine is scheduled to be closed in December 2015 bringing the deep coal mining industry to an end in the UK. © Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners going on shift at Kellingley Colliery. Knottingley near Pontefract, Yorkshire.
The last deep coal mine is scheduled to be closed in December 2015 bringing the deep coal mining industry to an end in the UK.
© Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners going on shift at Kellingley Colliery. Knottingley near Pontefract, Yorkshire. The last deep coal mine is scheduled to be closed in December 2015 bringing the deep coal mining industry to an end in the UK. © Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners going on shift at Kellingley Colliery. Knottingley near Pontefract, Yorkshire.
The last deep coal mine is scheduled to be closed in December 2015 bringing the deep coal mining industry to an end in the UK.
© Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners going on shift at Kellingley Colliery. Knottingley near Pontefract, Yorkshire. The last deep coal mine is scheduled to be closed in December 2015 bringing the deep coal mining industry to an end in the UK. © Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners going on shift at Kellingley Colliery. Knottingley near Pontefract, Yorkshire.
The last deep coal mine is scheduled to be closed in December 2015 bringing the deep coal mining industry to an end in the UK.
© Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners at Kellingley Colliery, (The Big K), near Pontefract in East Yorkshire, in the lamp room prior to going on shift. Knottingley. © Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners at Kellingley Colliery, (The Big K), near Pontefract in East Yorkshire, in the lamp room prior to going on shift. Knottingley.
© Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

The last deep coal mine in the UK at Kellingley Colliery near Knottingley, Yorkshire which is scheduled to be closed in December 2015 bringing the deep coal mining industry to an end in the UK. © Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

The last deep coal mine in the UK at Kellingley Colliery near Knottingley, Yorkshire which is scheduled to be closed in December 2015 bringing the deep coal mining industry to an end in the UK.
© Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

A miners' wives rally in Barnsley, South Yorkshire © NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

A miners’ wives rally in Barnsley, South Yorkshire
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Joint NACODS and NUM picket at Kellingley Colliery the day before the NACODS executive announced an 82.5% vote in favour of all-out strike action. The executive never called the strike, settling instead for a worthless deal with the NCB and leaving the NUM on its own. 27/09/1984 © NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

Joint NACODS and NUM picket at Kellingley Colliery the day before the NACODS executive announced an 82.5% vote in favour of all-out strike action. The executive never called the strike, settling instead for a worthless deal with the NCB and leaving the NUM on its own. 27/09/1984
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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

Police with dogs guarding Kellingley Colliery, North Yorkshire © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Police with dogs guarding Kellingley Colliery, North Yorkshire
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Police charge chasing pickets, Woolley Colliery, near Barnsley, South Yorkshire.  © Ray Rising/reportdigital.co.uk

Police charge chasing pickets, Woolley Colliery, near Barnsley, South Yorkshire.
© Ray Rising/reportdigital.co.uk

Pickets confront police trying to get a scab into Woolley colliery, Woolley Edge, Yorkshire. The scab decided to stop going in. The pickets had filled the road with stone. © John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Pickets confront police trying to get a scab into Woolley colliery, Woolley Edge, Yorkshire. The scab decided to stop going in. The pickets had filled the road with stone.
© John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Police occupy Grimethorpe pit village, walking past a shop with boarded up windows, Yorkshire, Miners strike. © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Police occupy Grimethorpe pit village, walking past a shop with boarded up windows, Yorkshire, Miners strike.
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Ambulance paramedics moving a miner (Darren Price) injured by a Police horsebox driving on the pavement during a mass picket. The miners strike, Rossington Colliery Yorkshire © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Ambulance paramedics moving a miner (Darren Price) injured by a Police horsebox driving on the pavement during a mass picket. The miners strike, Rossington Colliery Yorkshire
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Pickets picking up stones and rocks to throw at riot police vans charging their burning barricade in the early hours of the morning. Mass picket after police managed to get a scab into the pit. Pit Lane Rossington Colliery. Miner's strike, Doncaster. © John Harris/reportdigital.co.

Pickets picking up stones and rocks to throw at riot police vans charging their burning barricade in the early hours of the morning. Mass picket after police managed to get a scab into the pit. Pit Lane Rossington Colliery. Miner’s strike, Doncaster.
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.

Mass picket of striking miners attempting to stop oil being delivered by road to Didcot Power Station Oxfordshire, where NUR railway workers are refusing to handle new coal stocks. © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Mass picket of striking miners attempting to stop oil being delivered by road to Didcot Power Station Oxfordshire, where NUR railway workers are refusing to handle new coal stocks.
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

French miners and their wives with kent miners at Snowdon Miner's Welfare, Aylesham, Kent Miners strike. © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

French miners and their wives with kent miners at Snowdon Miner’s Welfare, Aylesham, Kent
Miners strike.
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Margaret Thatcher campaiging in May before the 1987 general election. Here with Lord Faste at the South MIMMs services (A1/M25).  © John Sturrock (reportdigital.co.uk) Tel: 01789-262151/07831-121483 info@reportdigital.co.uk www.reportdigital.co.uk NUJ recommended terms & conditions apply. Moral rights asserted under Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988. Credit is required. No part of this photo to be stored, reproduced, manipulated or transmitted by any means without permission.

Margaret Thatcher campaiging in May before the 1987 general election. Here with Lord Faste at the South MIMMs services (A1/M25).
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