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Father Christmas (Derek Freeman) arrested for allegedly causing an obstruction  outside Hamley's Toy Store in Regent Street, whilst helping to launch an appeal for donations of Christmas toys for striking miners' children during the national miners' strike. London © Stefano Cagnoni/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Father Christmas (Derek Freeman) arrested for allegedly causing an obstruction outside Hamley’s Toy Store in Regent Street, whilst helping to launch an appeal for donations of Christmas toys for striking miners’ children during the national miners’ strike. London
© Stefano Cagnoni/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Pickets from Frickley confront riot police at night as they try to break the strike, the police were kept out of the village in a confrontation that went on all night. South Elmsall pit village, Yorkshire. © John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Pickets from Frickley confront riot police at night as they try to break the strike, the police were kept out of the village in a confrontation that went on all night. South Elmsall pit village, Yorkshire.
© John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Pickets from Frickley confront riot police at night as they try to break the strike, the police were kept out of the village in a confrontation that went on all night. South Elmsall pit village, Yorkshire. © John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Pickets from Frickley confront riot police at night as they try to break the strike, the police were kept out of the village in a confrontation that went on all night. South Elmsall pit village, Yorkshire.
© John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Pickets from Frickley confront riot police at night as they try to break the strike, the police were kept out of the village in a confrontation that went on all night. South Elmsall pit village, Yorkshire. © John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Pickets from Frickley confront riot police at night as they try to break the strike, the police were kept out of the village in a confrontation that went on all night. South Elmsall pit village, Yorkshire.
© John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Riot police remove a barricade set up by striking miners (out of picture) in South Elmsall village after attempts earlier in the day to get one scab miner through an NUM picket line and into work at Frickley Pit during the year long miners' strike © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Riot police remove a barricade set up by striking miners (out of picture) in South Elmsall village after attempts earlier in the day to get one scab miner through an NUM picket line and into work at Frickley Pit during the year long miners’ strike
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Riot Police occupy Cortonwood pit village, Yorkshire. © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Riot Police occupy Cortonwood pit village, Yorkshire.
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Familes enjoy a proper meal at a soup kitchen organised by miners from Welbeck colliery, Nottinghamshire © Katalin Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

Familes enjoy a proper meal at a soup kitchen organised by miners from Welbeck colliery, Nottinghamshire
© Katalin Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

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

Miners' Strike, polices stop coaches of miners travelling to picket coal leaving British Steel's Hunterston Terminal. The 300 miners then sat down in the road, dragged away by police and arrested. Scotland.  © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners’ Strike, polices stop coaches of miners travelling to picket coal leaving British Steel’s Hunterston Terminal. The 300 miners then sat down in the road, dragged away by police and arrested. Scotland.
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Demonstration of miners, their families, and supporters in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire © Peter Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

Demonstration of miners, their families, and supporters in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
© Peter Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

Bentley NUM banner with the face of Arthur Scargill Demonstration of miners and their supporters in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire. © Peter Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

Bentley NUM banner with the face of Arthur Scargill Demonstration of miners and their supporters in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire.
© Peter Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

Johnny Woods, Grimethorpe, 15,000 Miners protest, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire © John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Johnny Woods, Grimethorpe, 15,000 Miners protest, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
© John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Ken Homer (NUM), Denis Skinner Labour Party MP Arthur Scargill (NUM), Peter Heathfield (NUM), Sammy Thompson (NUM), Jack Taylor (NUM), 15,000 Miners protest, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire © John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Ken Homer (NUM), Denis Skinner Labour Party MP Arthur Scargill (NUM), Peter Heathfield (NUM), Sammy Thompson (NUM), Jack Taylor (NUM), 15,000 Miners protest, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
© John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Demonstration of miners in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire. © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Demonstration of miners in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire.
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Arthur Scargill signing autographs, 15,000 Miners protest, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire © John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Arthur Scargill signing autographs, 15,000 Miners protest, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
© John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Womens' National protest in support of the Miners Strike, Barnsley, Yorkshire © John Smith/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Womens’ National protest in support of the Miners Strike, Barnsley, Yorkshire
© John Smith/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Point of Ayr Colliery banner, women form North Wales, Womens' National protest in support of he Miners Strike, Barnsley, Yorkshire © John Smith/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Point of Ayr Colliery banner, women form North Wales, Womens’ National protest in support of he Miners Strike, Barnsley, Yorkshire
© John Smith/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

A rally of women's support groups in Barnsley in support of the miners strike. © Peter Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

A rally of women’s support groups in Barnsley in support of the miners strike.
© Peter Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners wives rally in Barnsley, South Yorkshire © NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners wives rally in Barnsley, South Yorkshire
© NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

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

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

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
© John Harris (reportdigital.co.uk)

Miners wives picket Florence colliery, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners wives picket Florence colliery, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

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.
© Ray Rising/reportdigital.co.uk

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.
© John Sturrock (reportdigital.co.uk)

A street collection for the NUM strike fund, Liverpool. © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

A street collection for the NUM strike fund, Liverpool.
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

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
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

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NUM demonstration,  Nottingham. © John Sturrock (reportdigital.co.uk)

NUM demonstration, Nottingham.
© John Sturrock (reportdigital.co.uk)

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

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

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

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

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
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

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Police line and pickets from Wales as a coach full of scabs arrive for work, the pickets could not speak to the working miners. Miners Strike Daw Mill collery Warwickshire. © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Police line and pickets from Wales as a coach full of scabs arrive for work, the pickets could not speak to the working miners. Miners Strike Daw Mill collery Warwickshire.
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Picket at Eggborough Power Station. © John Sturrock (reportdigital.co.uk)

Picket at Eggborough Power Station.
© John Sturrock (reportdigital.co.uk)

The pop group Flying pickets  join miners at Drax power station, North Yorkshire, Dave Gittins © Peter Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

The pop group Flying pickets join miners at Drax power station, North Yorkshire, Dave Gittins
© Peter Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

Stan Orme, Labour Energy Spokesman passes Kent miners as he leaves the NCB HQ after failing to negotiate a settlement to the miners strike © NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

Stan Orme, Labour Energy Spokesman passes Kent miners as he leaves the NCB HQ after failing to negotiate a settlement to the miners strike
© NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

Striking miners lobby Nottinghamshire Area NUM, Mansfield. © John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Striking miners lobby Nottinghamshire Area NUM, Mansfield.
© John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Jeff Poulter Branch Sec at Bolsover Colliery speaking about soldiers seen in police uniforms. Striking miners lobby Nottinghamshire Area NUM, Mansfield. © John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Jeff Poulter Branch Sec at Bolsover Colliery speaking about soldiers seen in police uniforms. Striking miners lobby Nottinghamshire Area NUM, Mansfield.
© John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Young miners shackled to a lamp post at Cresswell colliery, Derbyshire when 5,000 miners turned out to picket © Peter Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

Young miners shackled to a lamp post at Cresswell colliery, Derbyshire when 5,000 miners turned out to picket
© Peter Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

NUM pickets stop coal wagon approaching Wivenhoe Port, near Colchester. © John Sturrock (reportdigital.co.uk)

NUM pickets stop coal wagon approaching Wivenhoe Port, near Colchester.
© John Sturrock (reportdigital.co.uk)

Close a pit kill a village. Kent miners march to Nottinghamshire to seek support for the strike. © NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

Close a pit kill a village. Kent miners march to Nottinghamshire to seek support for the strike.
© NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

Mass picket of miners at Agecroft colliery, Lancashire © NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

Mass picket of miners at Agecroft colliery, Lancashire
© NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

Police march into Gedling colliery, Nottinghamshire to stop a mass picket © Peter Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

Police march into Gedling colliery, Nottinghamshire to stop a mass picket
© Peter Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

Lobby of the NUM executive conference, Sheffield. © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Lobby of the NUM executive conference, Sheffield.
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk