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Parents of children with disabilities lobbying Coventry Labour Council against cuts to, and charges for, school transport, Coventry. The Council is to approve a decision to spend 11 million buying an upmarket hotel
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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
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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
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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
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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.
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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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Miners from Ogilvie pit picket Fockriw open cast mine in South Wales during 1972 miners' strike © Martin Mayer/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners from Ogilvie pit picket Fockriw open cast mine in South Wales during 1972 miners’ 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.© NLA/reportdigital.co.uk
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Miners from Ogilvie pit picket Fockriw open cast mine in South Wales during 1972 miners' strike © Martin Mayer/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners from Ogilvie pit picket Fockriw open cast mine in South Wales during 1972 miners’ strike
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Steelworkers PKT at Rotherham, steel strike 1980 © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

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

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

Steel strike 1980 Mass picket at Sheerness steelworks Kent
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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
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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.
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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

March past the Shrewsbury Court where 24 building workers were indicted on conspiracy charges arising from picketing during the building workers strike of 1972. Ricky Tomlinson (carrying the Kill the Lump placard Building workers Charter) and Des Warren (next to him with hands in pocket) were jailed later and became know as the Shrewsbury 2.  © Peter Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

March past the Shrewsbury Court where 24 building workers were indicted on conspiracy charges arising from picketing during the building workers strike of 1972. Ricky Tomlinson (carrying the Kill the Lump placard Building workers Charter) and Des Warren (next to him with hands in pocket) were jailed later and became know as the Shrewsbury 2.
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Ricky Tomlinson, one of the Shrewsbury 2 jailed building workers, is led by his wife Marlene through a scrum of supporters and journalists after his release from jail. Leicester Prison © Peter Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

Ricky Tomlinson, one of the Shrewsbury 2 jailed building workers, is led by his wife Marlene through a scrum of supporters and journalists after his release from jail. Leicester Prison
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Len Murray gen sec of the TUC speaking to building workers demanding that he take action to free the jailed Shrewsbury pickets.  London © NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

Len Murray gen sec of the TUC speaking to building workers demanding that he take action to free the jailed Shrewsbury pickets. London
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Protest in support of the Shrewsbury Two, Des Warren & Ricky Tomlinson, outside the High Court. © Mike Tomlinson/reportdigital.co.uk/Report Archive

Protest in support of the Shrewsbury Two, Des Warren & Ricky Tomlinson, outside the High Court.
© Mike Tomlinson/reportdigital.co.uk/Report Archive

Lobby of law courts by building workers demanding the release on bail of the Shrewsbury pickets on trial for conspiracy. London © NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

Lobby of law courts by building workers demanding the release on bail of the Shrewsbury pickets on trial for conspiracy. London
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March through London to demand the release of the Shrewsbury 2.  © NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

March through London to demand the release of the Shrewsbury 2.
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Shrewsbury Two: national demonstration calling for the release from jail of Ricky Tomlnson & Des Warren for their trade union activities, 1975. © John Sturrock/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Shrewsbury Two: national demonstration calling for the release from jail of Ricky Tomlnson & Des Warren for their trade union activities, 1975.
© John Sturrock/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest in support of the Shrewsbury Two, Ricky Tomlinson and Des Warren, jailed for conspiracy. Lobby of Parliament © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest in support of the Shrewsbury Two, Ricky Tomlinson and Des Warren, jailed for conspiracy. Lobby of Parliament
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Ricky Tomlinson leaving Leicester jail on his release from prison having been jailed for conspiracy as one of the Shrewsbury Two. © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Ricky Tomlinson leaving Leicester jail on his release from prison having been jailed for conspiracy as one of the Shrewsbury Two.
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Shrewsbury Two: Marlene Tomlinson, wife of Ricky Tomlinson, on the day of his release from Leicester Prison, having been jailed for his trade union activities, 1975. © John Sturrock/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Shrewsbury Two: Marlene Tomlinson, wife of Ricky Tomlinson, on the day of his release from Leicester Prison, having been jailed for his trade union activities, 1975.
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Shrewsbury Two: Ricky Tomlinson, on the day of his release from Leicester Prison, having been jailed for his trade union activities, 1975. © John Sturrock/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Shrewsbury Two: Ricky Tomlinson, on the day of his release from Leicester Prison, having been jailed for his trade union activities, 1975.
© John Sturrock/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Photos Steel workers lobby Parliament #saveoursteelworks #SaveOurSteel against closures

Steelworkers lobbying Parliament to Save Our Steel, prior to a debate on the future of the UK steel industry.
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Photos Steel workers lobby Parliament #saveoursteelworks #SaveOurSteel against closures

Steelworkers lobbying Parliament to Save Our Steel, prior to a debate on the future of the UK steel industry.
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Photos Steel workers lobby Parliament #saveoursteelworks #SaveOurSteel against closures

Steelworkers lobbying Parliament to Save Our Steel, prior to a debate on the future of the UK steel industry.
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Photos Steel workers lobby Parliament #saveoursteelworks #SaveOurSteel against closures

Alan Jones, reporter with Press Association, interviewing Steelworkers lobbying Parliament to Save Our Steel, prior to a debate on the future of the UK steel industry.
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West Midlands firefighters lobby MP's ahead of House of Commons pensions debate. Westminster, London. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

West Midlands firefighters lobby MP’s ahead of House of Commons pensions debate. Westminster, London.
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West Midlands firefighters lobby MP's ahead of House of Commons pensions debate. Westminster, London. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

West Midlands firefighters lobby MP’s ahead of House of Commons pensions debate. Westminster, London.
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West Midlands firefighters lobby MP's ahead of House of Commons pensions debate. Westminster, London. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

West Midlands firefighters lobby MP’s ahead of House of Commons pensions debate. Westminster, London.
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Police hold back a striking miner as a working miner hurls abuse. Nottinghamshire Mansfield colliery 1984  © John Harris (reportdigital.co.uk)

Police hold back a striking miner as a working miner hurls abuse. Nottinghamshire Mansfield colliery 1984
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Miners wives picket Florence colliery, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners wives picket Florence colliery, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
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Nottinghamshire striking miners lobby a delegates meeting at the area NUM headquarters in Mansfield to demand support for the strike. © Ray Rising/reportdigital.co.uk

Nottinghamshire striking miners lobby a delegates meeting at the area NUM headquarters in Mansfield to demand support for the strike.
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Miners Strike,  Arthur Scargill joins miners on the picket line at a partly working pit. Ollerton, Nottinghamshire. © John Sturrock (reportdigital.co.uk)

Miners Strike, Arthur Scargill joins miners on the picket line at a partly working pit. Ollerton, Nottinghamshire.
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A street collection for the NUM strike fund, Liverpool. © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

A street collection for the NUM strike fund, Liverpool.
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Striking miners from Bolsover demonstrate in 7000 strong march joined by Kent NUM. Nottingham 1984 © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Striking miners from Bolsover demonstrate in 7000 strong march joined by Kent NUM. Nottingham 1984
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NUM demonstration,  Nottingham. © John Sturrock (reportdigital.co.uk)

NUM demonstration, Nottingham.
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Mass Picket, Thorsby collery Nottinghamshire © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Mass Picket, Thorsby collery Nottinghamshire
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Nottinghamshire miners  lobby the NUM special delegate conference, Sheffield. © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Nottinghamshire miners lobby the NUM special delegate conference, Sheffield.
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Striking miners jubilation at NUM SDC conference decision to continue strike against pit closures Sheffield, Miners strike © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Striking miners jubilation at NUM SDC conference decision to continue strike against pit closures Sheffield, Miners strike
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Protest by blacklisted workers outside the Railtex Exhibition, where the Crossrail CEO is making a key note address. Earls Court, London. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk Tel: 01789-262151/07831-121483 info@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.

Protest by blacklisted workers outside the Railtex Exhibition, where the Crossrail CEO is making a key note address. Earls Court, London.
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Protest by blacklisted workers outside the Railtex Exhibition, where the Crossrail CEO is making a key note address. Earls Court, London. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk Tel: 01789-262151/07831-121483 info@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.

Protest by blacklisted workers outside the Railtex Exhibition, where the Crossrail CEO is making a key note address. Earls Court, London.
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Protest by blacklisted workers outside the Railtex Exhibition, where the Crossrail CEO is making a key note address. Earls Court, London. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk Tel: 01789-262151/07831-121483 info@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.

Protest by blacklisted workers outside the Railtex Exhibition, where the Crossrail CEO is making a key note address. Earls Court, London.
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Protest by blacklisted workers outside the Railtex Exhibition, where the Crossrail CEO is making a key note address. Earls Court, London. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk Tel: 01789-262151/07831-121483 info@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.

Protest by blacklisted workers outside the Railtex Exhibition, where the Crossrail CEO is making a key note address. Earls Court, London.
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Protest by blacklisted workers outside the Railtex Exhibition, where the Crossrail CEO is making a key note address. Earls Court, London. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk Tel: 01789-262151/07831-121483 info@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.

Protest by blacklisted workers outside the Railtex Exhibition, where the Crossrail CEO is making a key note address. Earls Court, London.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk