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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.
© 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 © 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
© 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 © 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
© 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 © 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
© 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 © 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
© Stefano Cagnoni/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

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.
© Stefano Cagnoni/Report Archive/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. © 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.
© 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 © 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
© Stefano Cagnoni/Report Archive/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) © 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)
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Derbyshire Womens Action Group and supporters march from Markham Main to Arkwright Pit in the snow, January 1985, almost one year into the miners' strike to show their continuing support. © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Derbyshire Womens Action Group and supporters march from Markham Main to Arkwright Pit in the snow, January 1985, almost one year into the miners’ strike to show their continuing support.
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Derbyshire Womens Action Group and supporters march from Markham Main to Arkwright Pit in the snow, January 1985, almost one year into the miners' strike to show their continuing support. © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Derbyshire Womens Action Group and supporters march from Markham Main to Arkwright Pit in the snow, January 1985, almost one year into the miners’ strike to show their continuing support.
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Tony Benn MP, joins a womens march against pit closures and in support of the miners strike from Markham Main to Arkwright Colliery in North Derbyshire. © John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Tony Benn MP, joins a womens march against pit closures and in support of the miners strike from Markham Main to Arkwright Colliery in North Derbyshire.
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Striking miners 'riddling' on slag heaps of coal waste in the snow near South Kirby, Yorkshire in the winter of the miners strike; trying to find coal to heat their homes. © John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Striking miners ‘riddling’ on slag heaps of coal waste in the snow near South Kirby, Yorkshire in the winter of the miners strike; trying to find coal to heat their homes.
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Striking miners 'riddling' on slag heaps of coal waste in the snow near South Kirby, Yorkshire in the winter of the miners strike; trying to find coal to heat their homes. © John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Striking miners ‘riddling’ on slag heaps of coal waste in the snow near South Kirby, Yorkshire in the winter of the miners strike; trying to find coal to heat their homes.
© John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

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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Police bring out a bus of scabs. Mass picket at Killoch Colliery, Ayrshire, Scotland © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Police bring out a bus of scabs. Mass picket at Killoch Colliery, Ayrshire, Scotland
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ASLEF picket line at Shirebrook in North Derbyshire, where railway workers refused to move coal throught the miners' strike in solidarity with the NUM. © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

ASLEF picket line at Shirebrook in North Derbyshire, where railway workers refused to move coal throught the miners’ strike in solidarity with the NUM.
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Hatfield Main picket, Dovescroft, Doncaster, Yorkshire, the Miner's strike © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Hatfield Main picket, Dovescroft, Doncaster, Yorkshire, the Miner’s strike
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Police arrest pickets, Hatfield Main women's support group picket, Dunscroft miners welfare, Dovescroft, Doncaster, Yorkshire, the Miner's strike © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Police arrest pickets, Hatfield Main women’s support group picket, Dunscroft miners welfare, Dovescroft, Doncaster, Yorkshire, the Miner’s strike
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Sign at Shirebrook colliery, Derbyshire apparantly showing the number of men returned to work in January 1985, almost one year into the national miners' strike © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Sign at Shirebrook colliery, Derbyshire apparantly showing the number of men returned to work in January 1985, almost one year into the national miners’ strike
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Mick McGahey, Dep. Gen. Sec of the NUM, arrives to attend a meeting of TUC General Council as it is being lobbied by striking miners during the national dispute seeking support from the TUC in their struggle. © Stefano Cagnoni/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Mick McGahey, Dep. Gen. Sec of the NUM, arrives to attend a meeting of TUC General Council as it is being lobbied by striking miners during the national dispute seeking support from the TUC in their struggle.
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Armthorpe Miners' Welfare, in Doncaster.  © John Sturrock (reportdigital.co.uk)

Armthorpe Miners’ Welfare, in Doncaster.
© John Sturrock (reportdigital.co.uk)

Mass picket confront police, Manvers Main South Yorkshire. © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Mass picket confront police, Manvers Main South Yorkshire.
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Mounted police clear the way for strikebreakers at Yorkshire Main Colliery, Edlington, South Yorkshire during the miners' strike © NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

Mounted police clear the way for strikebreakers at Yorkshire Main Colliery, Edlington, South Yorkshire during the miners’ strike
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Australian seamen, docked at Tilbury near London during the miners' strike after donating 800 Australian dollars in solidarity with the NUM to striking miners from Betteshanger Colliery in Kent. © Stefano Cagnoni/Report Achive/reportdigital.co.uk

Australian seamen, docked at Tilbury near London during the miners’ strike after donating 800 Australian dollars in solidarity with the NUM to striking miners from Betteshanger Colliery in Kent.
© Stefano Cagnoni/Report Achive/reportdigital.co.uk

Striking miners' children from the British coalfields give the victory sign on arrival in Lens as part of a group of children provided with a holiday in France as a gesture of solidarity by French trade unions, Lens, France © Stefano Cagnoni/reportdigital.co.uk

Striking miners’ children from the British coalfields give the victory sign on arrival in Lens as part of a group of children provided with a holiday in France as a gesture of solidarity by French trade unions, Lens, France
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An artist painting a mass picket, Yorkshire Main © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

An artist painting a mass picket, Yorkshire Main
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Sorry No Police sign outside the entrance to a coner shop banning police from being served, pit village of Armthorpe near Doncaster during the Miners' Strike, Yorkshire © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Sorry No Police sign outside the entrance to a coner shop banning police from being served, pit village of Armthorpe near Doncaster during the Miners’ Strike, Yorkshire
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Striking miners and the community show their anger and bitterness as police escort a working miner - scab - through a pit village near Sivlerwood colliery South Yorkshire during the year long miner's strike. 1984 © John Harris (reportdigital.co.uk)

Striking miners and the community show their anger and bitterness as police escort a working miner – scab – through a pit village near Sivlerwood colliery South Yorkshire during the year long miner’s strike. 1984
© John Harris (reportdigital.co.uk)

Silverwood Colliery near Rotherham, NUM picket line during the Miners' Strike, Yorkshire. A effergy of a scab has been hung from a post. © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Silverwood Colliery near Rotherham, NUM picket line during the Miners’ Strike, Yorkshire. A effergy of a scab has been hung from a post.
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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
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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
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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

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 building a barricade and occupy Rossington colliery after police managed to get a scab into the pit. Doncaster © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners building a barricade and occupy Rossington colliery after police managed to get a scab into the pit. Doncaster
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Miners barricade and occupy Rossington colliery after police managed to get a scab into the pit. Doncaster © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners barricade and occupy Rossington colliery after police managed to get a scab into the pit. Doncaster
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Jack Taylor Yorkshire NUM  trying to persuade miners to disperse. Miners barricade and occupy Rossington colliery after police managed to get a scab into the pit. Doncaster © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Jack Taylor Yorkshire NUM trying to persuade miners to disperse. Miners barricade and occupy Rossington colliery after police managed to get a scab into the pit. Doncaster
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

A miners wife makes the opinion of the community clear attacking a well known scab with her shoe, after police invaded the pit village of Rossington near Doncaster, South Yorkshire © Peter Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

A miners wife makes the opinion of the community clear attacking a well known scab with her shoe, after police invaded the pit village of Rossington near Doncaster, South Yorkshire
© Peter Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

Police arrest a 13-year-old boy for throwing stones at a police convoy entering the village, Grimethorpe, Yorkshire © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Police arrest a 13-year-old boy for throwing stones at a police convoy entering the village, Grimethorpe, Yorkshire
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Striking miners eating in a soup kitchen funded by donations from supporters of the strike. Miners Welfare, Keresley Colliery, Coventry 1984 © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk)

Striking miners eating in a soup kitchen funded by donations from supporters of the strike. Miners Welfare, Keresley Colliery, Coventry 1984
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk)

Drawing depicting scabs made by a child of a striking miner and stuck on the wall of Kersley Food Kitchen, adjacent to Kersley Colliery near Coventry.  © John Harris/Report Archive Report/reportdigital.co.uk

Drawing depicting scabs made by a child of a striking miner and stuck on the wall of Kersley Food Kitchen, adjacent to Kersley Colliery near Coventry.
© John Harris/Report Archive Report/reportdigital.co.uk

The drawing - child to be wary of strangers, in this case a policeman. Reflecting the sense of hatred felt by mining families to the massed police presence in their communites. Drawing made by a child of a striking miner and stuck on the wall of Kersley Food Kitchen, adjacent to Kersley Colliery near Coventry.  © John Harris/Report Archive Report/reportdigital.co.uk

The drawing – child to be wary of strangers, in this case a policeman. Reflecting the sense of hatred felt by mining families to the massed police presence in their communites. Drawing made by a child of a striking miner and stuck on the wall of Kersley Food Kitchen, adjacent to Kersley Colliery near Coventry.
© John Harris/Report Archive Report/reportdigital.co.uk

Picket at Penrikyber Colliery in South Wales during the Miners' Strike. © John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Picket at Penrikyber Colliery in South Wales during the Miners’ Strike.
© John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Striking dockers picketing in the rain King George Dock Hull 1984. The strike was called by the TGWU's national docks committee after British Steel had used workers who were not registered dockers to unload iron ore at Immingham dock on the Humber. The ore was for Scunthorpe steel works. © John Harris (reportdigital.co.uk)

Striking dockers picketing in the rain King George Dock Hull 1984. The strike was called by the TGWU’s national docks committee after British Steel had used workers who were not registered dockers to unload iron ore at Immingham dock on the Humber. The ore was for Scunthorpe steel works.
© John Harris (reportdigital.co.uk)

Railway workers stop the movement of coal during the miners' strike. Shirebrook, Derbyshire © Ray Rising/reportdigital.co.uk

Railway workers stop the movement of coal during the miners’ strike. Shirebrook, Derbyshire
© Ray Rising/reportdigital.co.uk

Film Director, Ken Loach, standing beside his cameraman during the  filming of Which Side Are You On? - a documentary about the miners' strike. © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Film Director, Ken Loach, standing beside his cameraman during the filming of Which Side Are You On? – a documentary about the miners’ strike.
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Massive police escort for a lone scab at Houghton Main colliery near Barnsley, South Yorkshire. © Sean Smith/reportdigital.co.uk

Massive police escort for a lone scab at Houghton Main colliery near Barnsley, South Yorkshire.
© Sean Smith/reportdigital.co.uk

1000 striking miners opposite 7,000 at the Nottinghamshire NUM Working Miners Rally - Nottinghamshire miners given the day off by the NCB to lobby against the strike, Berry Hill Park, Mansfield © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

1000 striking miners opposite 7,000 at the Nottinghamshire NUM Working Miners Rally – Nottinghamshire miners given the day off by the NCB to lobby against the strike, Berry Hill Park, Mansfield
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners protest Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, May Day. © John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners protest Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, May Day.
© John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Coal not Dole, Grimethorp NUM, May Day Rally, Barnsley Yorkshire © John Smith/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Coal not Dole, Grimethorp NUM, May Day Rally, Barnsley Yorkshire
© John Smith/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

A striking miner with his two sons, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire © John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

A striking miner with his two sons, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire
© John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Pickets at Lynemouth colliery Northumberland during the miners strike © Ray Rising/reportdigital.co.uk

Pickets at Lynemouth colliery Northumberland during the miners strike
© Ray Rising/reportdigital.co.uk

Demonstration through Greenwich in support of the 1984 Miners' strike © Stefano Cagnoni  - reportdigital.co.uk

Demonstration through Greenwich in support of the 1984 Miners’ strike
© Stefano Cagnoni – 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

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

Picket at Eggborough Power Station.
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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
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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
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Striking miners lobby Nottinghamshire Area NUM, Mansfield. © John Harris/Report Archive/reportdigital.co.uk

Striking miners lobby Nottinghamshire Area NUM, Mansfield.
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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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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Mass picket of miners at Agecroft colliery, Lancashire © NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

Mass picket of miners at Agecroft colliery, Lancashire
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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
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Lobby of the NUM executive conference, Sheffield. © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Lobby of the NUM executive conference, Sheffield.
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Athens, Greece - Protest with mannequins during demonstration in front of the Greek Parliament on the day of a European-wide 24h general strike against austerity called by the ETUC.© Socrates Baltagiannis/Invision/reportdigital.co.uk

Athens, Greece – Protest with mannequins during demonstration in front of the Greek Parliament on the day of a European-wide 24h general strike against austerity called by the ETUC.
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Athens, Greece - Members of the Greek Federation of Secondary State School Teachers (OLME). Demonstration in front of the Greek Parliament on the day of a European-wide 24h general strike against austerity called by the ETUC.© Socrates Baltagiannis/Invision/reportdigital.co.uk

Athens, Greece – Members of the Greek Federation of Secondary State School Teachers (OLME). Demonstration in front of the Greek Parliament on the day of a European-wide 24h general strike against austerity called by the ETUC.
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Athens, Greece - Demonstrators standing in front of a banner: IMF-European Union OUT - Cancel the debt. Demonstration in front of the Greek Parliament on the day of a European-wide 24hr general strike against austerity called by the ETUC.© Socrates Baltagiannis/Invision/reportdigital.co.uk

Athens, Greece – Demonstrators standing in front of a banner: IMF-European Union OUT – Cancel the debt. Demonstration in front of the Greek Parliament on the day of a European-wide 24hr general strike against austerity called by the ETUC.
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Barcelona, Spain - A protester paints graffiti Savage strike on the Thomson Reuters building during a Europian wide general strike against austerity.© Juanfra Alvarez/Invision/reportdigital.co.uk

Barcelona, Spain – A protester paints graffiti Savage strike on the Thomson Reuters building during a Europian wide general strike against austerity.
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Barcelona, Spain - Protestors spray paint a bus advertisment for Alicia Sanchez-Camacho of the People's Party in Catalonia, during a European wide general strike against austerity.© Juanfra Alvarez/Invision/reportdigital.co.uk

Barcelona, Spain – Protestors spray paint a bus advertisment for Alicia Sanchez-Camacho of the People’s Party in Catalonia, during a European wide general strike against austerity.
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Barcelona, Spain - A bus driver arguing with a picket during a European wide general strike against austerity.© Juanfra Alvarez/Invision/reportdigital.co.uk

Barcelona, Spain – A bus driver arguing with a picket during a European wide general strike against austerity.
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Barcelona, Spain - Protesters spraying paint and shaving cream into ticket machines at a metro station during Europian wide general strike against austerity.© Juanfra Alvarez/Invision/reportdigital.co.uk

Barcelona, Spain – Protesters spraying paint and shaving cream into ticket machines at a metro station during Europian wide general strike against austerity.
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