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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
© 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

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.
© NLA/reportdigital.co.uk

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
© Mike Tull/reportdigital.co.uk

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
© Martin Mayer/reportdigital.co.uk
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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
© NLAC/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

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