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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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Jayaben Desai leader of the Grunwick dispute, speaking to supporters on the picket line, London © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk Click For More

Jayaben Desai leader of the Grunwick dispute, speaking to supporters on the picket line, London
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Wapping Printing Plant, News International Dispute, January 1986 © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Wapping Printing Plant, News International Dispute, January 1986
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Brenda Dean (left), GenSec of SOGAT joins News International printworkers & clerical staff sacked by Rupert Murdoch prior to his moving his printing presses to Wapping, as they lobby the TUC General Council calling for support in their industrial dispute. Placard describs Eric Hammond EEPTU as a thieves and poacher's union as they helped break the printers unions. © Stefano Cagnoni/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Brenda Dean (left), GenSec of SOGAT joins News International printworkers & clerical staff sacked by Rupert Murdoch prior to his moving his printing presses to Wapping, as they lobby the TUC General Council calling for support in their industrial dispute. Placard describs Eric Hammond EEPTU as a thieves and poacher’s union as they helped break the printers unions.
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News International printworkers sacked by Rupert Murdoch prior to his moving his printing presses to Wapping, lobby the TUC General Council calling for support in their industrial dispute. © Stefano Cagnoni/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

News International printworkers sacked by Rupert Murdoch prior to his moving his printing presses to Wapping, lobby the TUC General Council calling for support in their industrial dispute.
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Wapping: Printworkers sacked by News International lobby the TUC seeking trade union support for their industrial dispute. London © Stefano Cagnoni/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Wapping: Printworkers sacked by News International lobby the TUC seeking trade union support for their industrial dispute. London
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Ken Gill talks with demonstrators lobbying the TUC's General Council on their response to Murdoch's sacking of 5,000 printworkers from News International titles in 1986 © Stefano Cagnoni/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Ken Gill talks with demonstrators lobbying the TUC’s General Council on their response to Murdoch’s sacking of 5,000 printworkers from News International titles in 1986
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Print workers sacked by Rupert Murdoch join the mass picket line outside the News International plant at Wapping © Stefano Cagnoni/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Print workers sacked by Rupert Murdoch join the mass picket line outside the News International plant at Wapping
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Women march on the News International plant at Wapping following Murdoch's sacking of thousands of his workforce © Stefano Cagnoni/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Women march on the News International plant at Wapping following Murdoch’s sacking of thousands of his workforce
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Women march on the News International plant at Wapping following Murdoch's sacking of thousands of print workers © Stefano Cagnoni/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Women march on the News International plant at Wapping following Murdoch’s sacking of thousands of print workers
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Police arresting picket mass picket of News International Print Plant Wapping. © Stefano Cagnoni/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Police arresting picket mass picket of News International Print Plant Wapping.
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Mass picket converges on the News International plant in Wapping in protest at the sacking of 5000 staff by Rupert Murdoch. At the head of the march, in a leather jacket, is Tony Isaacs, Imperial father of the SOGAT News of the World machine chapel. © Stefano Cagnoni/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Mass picket converges on the News International plant in Wapping in protest at the sacking of 5000 staff by Rupert Murdoch. At the head of the march, in a leather jacket, is Tony Isaacs, Imperial father of the SOGAT News of the World machine chapel.
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News International Dispute. Police and mass picket clash at Wapping, as pickets try to block Claims Rd, in 1986. A TNT lorry breaks the strike. © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

News International Dispute. Police and mass picket clash at Wapping, as pickets try to block Claims Rd, in 1986. A TNT lorry breaks the strike.
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Riot police face the mass picket line outside the News International plant at Wapping © Stefano Cagnoni  - reportdigital.co.uk Tel: 01789 262151 - 07831 121 483  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.

Riot police face the mass picket line outside the News International plant at Wapping
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Police and picketing printworkers clash at Wapping, as police try to push back mass picket blocking Claims Rd, in 1986.  © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Police and picketing printworkers clash at Wapping, as police try to push back mass picket blocking Claims Rd, in 1986.
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Wapping, Tony Dubbins, Gen Sec NGA speaking to News International printworkers sacked by Rupert Murdoch prior to his moving his printing presses to Wapping, as they lobby the TUC Congress in Brighton calling for support in their industrial dispute. © Stefano Cagnoni/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Wapping, Tony Dubbins, Gen Sec NGA speaking to News International printworkers sacked by Rupert Murdoch prior to his moving his printing presses to Wapping, as they lobby the TUC Congress in Brighton calling for support in their industrial dispute.
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Demonstrators lobbying the TUC's General Council on their response to Murdoch's sacking of 5,000 printworkers from News International titles in 1986 © Stefano Cagnoni/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Demonstrators lobbying the TUC’s General Council on their response to Murdoch’s sacking of 5,000 printworkers from News International titles in 1986
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A smiling Eric Hammond EEPTU walking out of the TUC Congress accompanied by his delegation, a Sun journalist, and TV crews 1988 prior to expulsion for undermining other trades Union agreements with employers (at News International Wapping) © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

A smiling Eric Hammond EEPTU walking out of the TUC Congress accompanied by his delegation, a Sun journalist, and TV crews 1988 prior to expulsion for undermining other trades Union agreements with employers (at News International Wapping)
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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
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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
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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
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Police with dogs guarding Kellingley Colliery, North Yorkshire © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Police with dogs guarding Kellingley Colliery, North Yorkshire
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Station closed sign. Docklands Light Railway RMT strike against understaffing and bullying of members working for Amey Docklands. Poplar DLR Station. East London. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Station closed sign. Docklands Light Railway RMT strike against understaffing and bullying of members working for Amey Docklands. Poplar DLR Station. East London.
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Docklands Light Railway RMT strike against understaffing and bullying of members working for Amey Docklands. Poplar DLR Station. East London. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Docklands Light Railway RMT strike against understaffing and bullying of members working for Amey Docklands. Poplar DLR Station. East London.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Branch sec John Burgess Unison picketing Mill Hill Depot, strike against outsourcing of council services, Barnet, London © Philip Wolmuth (reportdigital.co.uk)

Branch sec John Burgess Unison picketing Mill Hill Depot, strike against outsourcing of council services, Barnet, London
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Unison picketing Mill Hill Depot, strike against outsourcing of council services, Barnet, London © Philip Wolmuth (reportdigital.co.uk)

Unison picketing Mill Hill Depot, strike against outsourcing of council services, Barnet, London
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Dave Prentis Unison joining picket of Mill Hill Depot, strike against outsourcing of council services, Barnet, London © Philip Wolmuth (reportdigital.co.uk)

Dave Prentis Unison joining picket of Mill Hill Depot, strike against outsourcing of council services, Barnet, London
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Dave Prentis Unison joining picket of Mill Hill Depot, strike against outsourcing of council services, Barnet, London  © Philip Wolmuth (reportdigital.co.uk)

Dave Prentis Unison joining picket of Mill Hill Depot, strike against outsourcing of council services, Barnet, London
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Demolition of Firth Brown, Steel & Engineering Works in Sheffield. © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Demolition of Firth Brown, Steel & Engineering Works in Sheffield.
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners strike picketing BSC Scunthorpe as coke is brought from Orgreave Coking works, Yorkshire. © John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners strike picketing BSC Scunthorpe as coke is brought from Orgreave Coking works, Yorkshire.
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Steelworkers and Peoples March for Jobs activists protest at closure of steel industry outside the Cutlers Feast a dinner joined by the steel owners. Jobs are lost as the steelworks are demolished Sheffield 1983 © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Steelworkers and Peoples March for Jobs activists protest at closure of steel industry outside the Cutlers Feast a dinner joined by the steel owners. Jobs are lost as the steelworks are demolished Sheffield 1983
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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,
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March and mass meeting of Corby steelworkers through the town to protest at the planned rundown and closure of the plant © NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

March and mass meeting of Corby steelworkers through the town to protest at the planned rundown and closure of the plant
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Corby Festival, part of campaign to save the steelworks, threatened with closure. The festival included a march by steelworkers and their families through the town © Peter Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

Corby Festival, part of campaign to save the steelworks, threatened with closure. The festival included a march by steelworkers and their families through the town
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Corby steelworkers walk to London in a campaign to save the steelworks from closure. © NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

Corby steelworkers walk to London in a campaign to save the steelworks from closure.
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Demolition of Ebbw Vale Steelworks in South Wales. © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Demolition of Ebbw Vale Steelworks in South Wales.
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Bill Sirs leader of ISTC steel union being lobbied by his members as he goes into talks with BSC management on cuts and closure proposals © NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

Bill Sirs leader of ISTC steel union being lobbied by his members as he goes into talks with BSC management on cuts and closure proposals
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March in Shotton against planned closure of steel works © Peter Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

March in Shotton against planned closure of steel works
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Michael Foot with Ebbw Vale steelworkers, their works under threat, lobby the headquarters of BSC London. Michael Foot, their local MP and leader of the Labour Party © Martin Mayer/reportdigital.co.uk

Michael Foot with Ebbw Vale steelworkers, their works under threat, lobby the headquarters of BSC London. Michael Foot, their local MP and leader of the Labour Party
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Steelworkers from Ebbw Vale, South Wales, march through London in protest at the planned large scale redundancies © Martin Mayer/reportdigital.co.uk

Steelworkers from Ebbw Vale, South Wales, march through London in protest at the planned large scale redundancies
© Martin Mayer/reportdigital.co.uk

Shotton steelworkers, facing the closure of their steelworks in Deeside, join engineers in Liverpool in a strike and protest against the new anti-union laws © NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

Shotton steelworkers, facing the closure of their steelworks in Deeside, join engineers in Liverpool in a strike and protest against the new anti-union laws
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Defend the right to strike Trade Union Coordinating Group protest meeting London

NAPO members. Defend the right to strike, Trade Union Coordinating Group protest meeting against the Trade Union Bill. House of Commons, Westminster. London.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Defend the right to strike Trade Union Coordinating Group protest meeting London

Ian Lawrence, NAPO speaking at Defend the right to strike, Trade Union Coordinating Group protest meeting against the Trade Union Bill. Matt Wrack Gen Sec FBU, House of Commons, Westminster. London.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Defend the right to strike Trade Union Coordinating Group protest meeting London

John Reed RMT speaking, Steve Gillan POA Gen Sec. Defend the right to strike, Trade Union Coordinating Group protest meeting against the Trade Union Bill. Matt Wrack Gen Sec FBU, House of Commons, Westminster. London.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Defend the right to strike Trade Union Coordinating Group protest meeting London

John McDonnell MP speaking at Defend the right to strike, Trade Union Coordinating Group protest meeting against the Trade Union Bill. House of Commons, Westminster. London.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Defend the right to strike Trade Union Coordinating Group protest meeting London

Mark Serwotka PCS speaking at Defend the right to strike, Trade Union Coordinating Group protest meeting against the Trade Union Bill. House of Commons, Westminster. London.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Defend the right to strike Trade Union Coordinating Group protest meeting London

Michelle Stanistreet NUJ speaking at Defend the right to strike, Trade Union Coordinating Group protest meeting against the Trade Union Bill. House of Commons, Westminster. London.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Sacked miners lobbying a special NUM Executive meeting display their anger on learning that the year long NUM strike is to be called off. TUC London © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Sacked miners lobbying a special NUM Executive meeting display their anger on learning that the year long NUM strike is to be called off. TUC London
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Ray Chadburn, on left, from Notts NUM consoles a young miner in tears as he and the rest of the miners, lobbying a special meeting of the NUM Executive, learn that the year long strike is to be called off. © Stefano Cagnoni  - reportdigital.co.uk

Ray Chadburn, on left, from Notts NUM consoles a young miner in tears as he and the rest of the miners, lobbying a special meeting of the NUM Executive, learn that the year long strike is to be called off.
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The returned to work at the end of the miners strike at Cortonwood is abandoned as miners refused to cross a Kent NUM picket line © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

The returned to work at the end of the miners strike at Cortonwood is abandoned as miners refused to cross a Kent NUM picket line
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Miner's Wives support group leading a demonstration of striking miners before the return to work as the strike ends. Rossington pit village © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Miner’s Wives support group leading a demonstration of striking miners before the return to work as the strike ends. Rossington pit village
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Miner's Wives support group leading a demonstration of striking miners before the return to work as the strike ends. Rossington pit village © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Miner’s Wives support group leading a demonstration of striking miners before the return to work as the strike ends. Rossington pit village
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Armthorpe NUM return to work at the end of the strike, Yorkshire. Miner's Strike © John Sturrock (reportdigital.co.uk)

Armthorpe NUM return to work at the end of the strike, Yorkshire. Miner’s Strike
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NUM Strikers march back to Wath Main colliery to return to work at the end of the year long strike, Wath-on-Dearne, Yorkshire. © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

NUM Strikers march back to Wath Main colliery to return to work at the end of the year long strike, Wath-on-Dearne, Yorkshire.
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Cheering at WAPC rally Chesterfield at the end of the Miners strike, International Womens' Day © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Cheering at WAPC rally Chesterfield at the end of the Miners strike, International Womens’ Day
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners about to start their first shift after returning to work without agreement at the end of the year-long miners strike. Silverwood colliery, Yorkshire © John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners about to start their first shift after returning to work without agreement at the end of the year-long miners strike. Silverwood colliery, Yorkshire
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No Victimisation of striking miners at the end of the strike, NUM protest London © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

No Victimisation of striking miners at the end of the strike, NUM protest London
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Miner's wife and children, rally against the victimisation of miners. Sheffield © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Miner’s wife and children, rally against the victimisation of miners. Sheffield
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Firefighters from the Fire Brigade Union march on parliament and block the road on the first day of strike. They were protesting taxation on pensions and accused the government of lying to members on guarantees surrounding retirement age. FBU general secretary Matt Wrack said the firefighters would be marching on parliament to demand the prime minister to come out and speak to union members. HD footage.  © Jason N. Parkinson/reportdigital.co.uk

Firefighters from the Fire Brigade Union march on parliament and block the road on the first day of strike. They were protesting taxation on pensions and accused the government of lying to members on guarantees surrounding retirement age. FBU general secretary Matt Wrack said the firefighters would be marching on parliament to demand the prime minister to come out and speak to union members. HD footage.
© Jason N. Parkinson/reportdigital.co.uk

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Striking firefighters rally and protest outside parliament in a long-running pensions dispute. Westminster. London. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Striking firefighters rally and protest outside parliament in a long-running pensions dispute. Westminster. London.
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Striking firefighters rally and protest outside parliament in a long-running pensions dispute. Westminster. London. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Striking firefighters rally and protest outside parliament in a long-running pensions dispute. Westminster. London.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Striking firefighters rally and protest outside parliament in a long-running pensions dispute. Westminster. London. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Striking firefighters rally and protest outside parliament in a long-running pensions dispute. Westminster. London.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Striking firefighters rally and protest outside parliament in a long-running pensions dispute. Westminster. London. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Striking firefighters rally and protest outside parliament in a long-running pensions dispute. Westminster. London.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Striking firefighters rally and protest outside parliament in a long-running pensions dispute. Westminster. London. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Striking firefighters rally and protest outside parliament in a long-running pensions dispute. Westminster. London.
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Matt Wrack, FBU joins striking firefighters rallying and protesting outside parliament in a long-running pensions dispute. Westminster. London. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Matt Wrack, FBU joins striking firefighters rallying and protesting outside parliament in a long-running pensions dispute. Westminster. London.
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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.
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Miner's wives picket Yorkshire Main pit, Yorkshire © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Miner’s wives picket Yorkshire Main pit, Yorkshire
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Miners, their wives and children march with their union banner to the pit. Picket of Frickley colliery in defiance of a court injunction limiting the number of pickets to 6, South Elmsall, Yorkshire. Miners strike. © John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners, their wives and children march with their union banner to the pit. Picket of Frickley colliery in defiance of a court injunction limiting the number of pickets to 6, South Elmsall, Yorkshire. Miners strike.
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Picket of Frickley colliery in defiance of a court injunction limiting the number of pickets to 6, South Elmsall, Yorkshire. Miners strike. © John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Picket of Frickley colliery in defiance of a court injunction limiting the number of pickets to 6, South Elmsall, Yorkshire. Miners strike.
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Ian Mitchel speaking to pickets who mass picket in defiance of an injunction, Frickley colliery, South Elmsal, Yorkshire Miners Strike. Mass picket inspite of an injunction. © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Ian Mitchel speaking to pickets who mass picket in defiance of an injunction, Frickley colliery, South Elmsal, Yorkshire Miners Strike. Mass picket inspite of an injunction.
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Arther Scargill and Mick McGahey NUM leading a LDTU demonstration during the Miners' Strike, in London. © John Sturrock (reportdigital.co.uk)

Arther Scargill and Mick McGahey NUM leading a LDTU demonstration during the Miners’ Strike, in London.
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Miners support demonstration in London led by Tony Benn MP, Arthur Scargill and MIck McGahey of the NUM almost a year after the national Miners Strike had begun. Also at the front of the march are Anne Scargill & Denis Skinner MP. © Stefano Cagnoni/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners support demonstration in London led by Tony Benn MP, Arthur Scargill and MIck McGahey of the NUM almost a year after the national Miners Strike had begun. Also at the front of the march are Anne Scargill & Denis Skinner MP.
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Thatcher The Enemy Within. Protest and rally in London to mark the first anniversary of the MIners strike of 1984. A young punk and an older woman side by side at the rally in Trafalgar Square, London © Stefano Cagnoni/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Thatcher The Enemy Within. Protest and rally in London to mark the first anniversary of the MIners strike of 1984. A young punk and an older woman side by side at the rally in Trafalgar Square, London
© Stefano Cagnoni/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk