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Firefighters’ National Strike, 1977. Firemen on strike for more pay protest against Labour Prime Minister Jim Callaghan, Blackpool, 1977
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Strike by firemen 1977. Firemen in Euston, London get support from members of the public.
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Firemen’s strike pay strike 1977. Mass meeting in Hyde Park after a march through London
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Firemen’s strike 1977 RAF firemen trying to put out a fire, Stratford, East London
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FBU National Strike, 1977. Firefighters on strike for more pay protest in support of their pay claim, Liverpool
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Recalled FBU Conference 1978 (at end of Strike), A lobby outside against the acceptance of the pay deal. No Surrender
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Waves from Storm Ophelia smashing into lighthouse and seawall, Porthcawl, South Wales
© Paul Box/reportdigital.co.uk

Save Our Steel, Anti austerity Protest, Tories Out, Austerity has Failed, Victoria Square, Birmingham © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Save Our Steel, Anti austerity Protest, Tories Out, Austerity has Failed, Victoria Square, Birmingham
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk
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Tata Steel - Save Our Steel Campaign with Frances O'Grady, TUC conference Brighton © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Tata Steel – Save Our Steel Campaign with Frances O’Grady, TUC conference Brighton
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Steve Erwin. Steelworkers marching to demand government support the steel industry, Save Our Steel, Westminster, London.© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Steve Erwin. Steelworkers marching to demand government support the steel industry, Save Our Steel, Westminster, London.© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Steelworkers marching to demand government support the steel industry, Save Our Steel, Westminster, London. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Steelworkers marching to demand government support the steel industry, Save Our Steel, Westminster, London.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Jeremy Corbyn MP with steelworkers marching to demand government support the steel industry, Save Our Steel, Westminster, London. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Jeremy Corbyn MP with steelworkers marching to demand government support the steel industry, Save Our Steel, Westminster, London.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Save our Steel Community union banner, Tata Steel, Port Talbot, Wales © Paul Box/reportdigital.co.uk

Save our Steel Community union banner, Tata Steel, Port Talbot, Wales
© Paul Box/reportdigital.co.uk

Steelworkers marching to demand government support the steel industry, Save Our Steel, Westminster, London. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Steelworkers marching to demand government support the steel industry, Save Our Steel, Westminster, London.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Save Our Steel poster in a cafe window, Port Talbot, South Wales © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Save Our Steel poster in a cafe window, Port Talbot, South Wales
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Save Our Steel Rally, Sheffield City Hall, Yorkshire © Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

Save Our Steel Rally, Sheffield City Hall, Yorkshire
© Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

Save Our Steelworks campaign, Keep the Lights Burning rally, Redcar Teesside © Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

Save Our Steelworks campaign, Keep the Lights Burning rally, Redcar Teesside
© Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

Save Our Steelworks campaign, Keep the Lights Burning rally, Redcar Teesside © Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

Save Our Steelworks campaign, Keep the Lights Burning rally, Redcar Teesside
© Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

Jeremy Corbyn MP with steelworkers marching to demand government support the steel industry, Save Our Steel, Westminster, London. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Jeremy Corbyn MP with steelworkers marching to demand government support the steel industry, Save Our Steel, Westminster, London.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk
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Charlotte Upton, Unite. Steelworkers marching to demand government support the steel industry, Save Our Steel, Westminster, London. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Charlotte Upton, Unite. Steelworkers marching to demand government support the steel industry, Save Our Steel, Westminster, London.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk
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Jeremy Corbyn meeting Tata Steel workers, Port Talbot, Wales © Paul Box/reportdigital.co.uk

Jeremy Corbyn meeting Tata Steel workers, Port Talbot, Wales
© Paul Box/reportdigital.co.uk

Watford City, North Dakota - Natural gas is flared off as oil is pumped in the Bakken shale formation.  © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Watford City, North Dakota – Natural gas is flared off as oil is pumped in the Bakken shale formation.
© Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Price per litre of petrol on a garage forecourt goes down to below a £1 for the fist time as the price of oil drops. Druids Heath, Birmingham © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Price per litre of petrol on a garage forecourt goes down to below a £1 for the fist time as the price of oil drops. Druids Heath, Birmingham
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

An oil well and wind turbines in west Texas. USA © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

An oil well and wind turbines in west Texas. USA
© Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Taft, California - Oil wells in the oil fields of southern San Joaquin Valley. © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Taft, California – Oil wells in the oil fields of southern San Joaquin Valley.
© Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Taft, California - Natural gas pipeline in the oil and gas fields of southern San Joaquin Valley. © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Taft, California – Natural gas pipeline in the oil and gas fields of southern San Joaquin Valley.
© Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Taft, California - An expansion loop in a natural gas pipeline frames an oil well in the oil and gas fields of southern San Joaquin Valley. © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Taft, California – An expansion loop in a natural gas pipeline frames an oil well in the oil and gas fields of southern San Joaquin Valley.
© Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Wilmington, California - An oil refinery, operated by BP displaying a huge American flag. © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Wilmington, California – An oil refinery, operated by BP displaying a huge American flag.
© Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

An oil tanker berthed at a terminal, Fawley Refinery, Oil refinery, Southampton Water. © Paul Box/reportdigital.co.uk

An oil tanker berthed at a terminal, Fawley Refinery, Oil refinery, Southampton Water.
© Paul Box/reportdigital.co.uk

Tanker driver delivering fuel to a Shell petrol station. © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Tanker driver delivering fuel to a Shell petrol station.
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Stanlow Oil Refinery, Essar Energy, Ellesmere Port, Chesire. © John Harris (reportdigital.co.uk)

Stanlow Oil Refinery, Essar Energy, Ellesmere Port, Chesire.
© John Harris (reportdigital.co.uk)

Watford City, North Dakota - Oil production in the Bakken shale formation. The oil boom has turned North Dakota into America's second-largest oil producer. © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Watford City, North Dakota – Oil production in the Bakken shale formation. The oil boom has turned North Dakota into America’s second-largest oil producer.
© Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Pembroke Refinery, Valero Energy Corporation, Rhoscrowther, Pembrokeshire coast, Wales  © John Harris (reportdigital.co.uk)

Pembroke Refinery, Valero Energy Corporation, Rhoscrowther, Pembrokeshire coast, Wales
© John Harris (reportdigital.co.uk)

An Uncle Sam figure next to a BP petrol station, Norfolk. Uncle Sam was a national personification of the power of America and a nickname for the U.S. federal government Uncle Sam is derived from two earlier symbolic figures in American folklore—Brother Jonathan and Yankee Doodle. The most famous image of Uncle Sam was created by James Montgomery Flagg where Uncle Sam wears a tall top hat and blue jacket and is pointing at the viewer. In World War I it was used for a recruiting poster with the words: I Want You For The U.S. Army  © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

An Uncle Sam figure next to a BP petrol station, Norfolk. Uncle Sam was a national personification of the power of America and a nickname for the U.S. federal government Uncle Sam is derived from two earlier symbolic figures in American folklore—Brother Jonathan and Yankee Doodle. The most famous image of Uncle Sam was created by James Montgomery Flagg where Uncle Sam wears a tall top hat and blue jacket and is pointing at the viewer. In World War I it was used for a recruiting poster with the words: I Want You For The U.S. Army
© 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