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Closed shops, Shirebrook, Derbyshire © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Closed shops, Shirebrook, Derbyshire
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Grunwick 1977: Jayaben Desai leader of the asian women on strike against low pay and for union recognition at the Grunwick film processing plant in Willesden, Brent, London © David Mansell/reportdigital.co.uk

Grunwick 1977: Jayaben Desai leader of the asian women on strike against low pay and for union recognition at the Grunwick film processing plant in Willesden, Brent, London
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Grunwick 1977: Arthur Scargill and Yorkshire NUM members join mass picket. Asian women on strike against low pay and for union recognition at the Grunwick film processing plant in Willesden, Brent, London © David Mansell/reportdigital.co.uk

Grunwick 1977: Arthur Scargill and Yorkshire NUM members join mass picket. Asian women on strike against low pay and for union recognition at the Grunwick film processing plant in Willesden, Brent, London
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Grunwick 1977: Arthur Scargill and Yorkshire NUM members join mass picket. Asian women on strike against low pay and for union recognition at the Grunwick film processing plant in Willesden, Brent, London © David Mansell/reportdigital.co.uk

Grunwick 1977: Arthur Scargill and Yorkshire NUM members join mass picket. Asian women on strike against low pay and for union recognition at the Grunwick film processing plant in Willesden, Brent, London
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Grunwick 1977: Policeman sorting helmets. Policing of strike against low pay and for union recognition at the Grunwick film processing plant in Willesden, Brent, London © David Mansell/reportdigital.co.uk

Grunwick 1977: Policeman sorting helmets. Policing of strike against low pay and for union recognition at the Grunwick film processing plant in Willesden, Brent, London
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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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Steel strike 1980 Steelworkers lobby TUC the women in the forefront London

Steel strike 1980 Steelworkers lobby TUC the women in the forefront London

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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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
© Martin Mayer/reportdigital.co.uk

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

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

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

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

Protest in support of the Shrewsbury Two, Des Warren & Ricky Tomlinson, outside the High Court.
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Lobby of law courts by building workers demanding the release on bail of the Shrewsbury pickets on trial for conspiracy. London © NLAC/reportdigital.co.uk

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

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

Shrewsbury Two: national demonstration calling for the release from jail of Ricky Tomlnson & Des Warren for their trade union activities, 1975.
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Protest in support of the Shrewsbury Two, Ricky Tomlinson and Des Warren, jailed for conspiracy. Lobby of Parliament © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

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

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

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

Shrewsbury Two: Ricky Tomlinson, on the day of his release from Leicester Prison, having been jailed for his trade union activities, 1975.
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Rolls Royce Phantom and houses to let, Yorkshire  © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Rolls Royce Phantom and houses to let, Yorkshire
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Houses to let, Yorkshire  © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Houses to let, Yorkshire
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New housing being built, Lawley Village, Telford  © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

New housing being built, Lawley Village, Telford
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Lifeguard at the Pond Club swimming pool Urbanest private student accommodation Kings Cross London. Studio rooms start at £399 a week  © Philip Wolmuth/reportdigital.co.uk

Lifeguard at the Pond Club swimming pool Urbanest private student accommodation Kings Cross London. Studio rooms start at £399 a week
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In the race to rent? Rightmove advertisment, Bond Street tube station, London  © Philip Wolmuth/reportdigital.co.uk

In the race to rent? Rightmove advertisment, Bond Street tube station, London
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Double glazed window, newly built houses on an new estate, Stratford Upon Avon  © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Double glazed window, newly built houses on an new estate, Stratford Upon Avon
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Scunthorpe Steelworks, Tata Steel Ltd, North Lincolnshire. Caparo Merchant Bar © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Scunthorpe Steelworks, Tata Steel Ltd, North Lincolnshire. Caparo Merchant Bar
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Scunthorpe Steelworks, Tata Steel Ltd, North Lincolnshire © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Scunthorpe Steelworks, Tata Steel Ltd, North Lincolnshire
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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.
© John Harris/Report Archive/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 © 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
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

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
© Peter Arkell/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 © 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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Photos Steel workers lobby Parliament #saveoursteelworks #SaveOurSteel against closures

Steelworkers lobbying Parliament to Save Our Steel, prior to a debate on the future of the UK steel industry.
© Stefano Cagnoni/reportdigital.co.uk

Photos Steel workers lobby Parliament #saveoursteelworks #SaveOurSteel against closures

Steelworkers lobbying Parliament to Save Our Steel, prior to a debate on the future of the UK steel industry.
© Stefano Cagnoni/reportdigital.co.uk

Photos Steel workers lobby Parliament #saveoursteelworks #SaveOurSteel against closures

Steelworkers lobbying Parliament to Save Our Steel, prior to a debate on the future of the UK steel industry.
© Stefano Cagnoni/reportdigital.co.uk

Photos Steel workers lobby Parliament #saveoursteelworks #SaveOurSteel against closures

Alan Jones, reporter with Press Association, interviewing Steelworkers lobbying Parliament to Save Our Steel, prior to a debate on the future of the UK steel industry.
© Stefano Cagnoni/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest in Irlam, near Manchester, at the proposed closure of the steelworks with the loss of nearly 4,400 jobs. Almost everyone in the town joined the protest including many children. The steelworks were run down from 1971 to its final closure in 1979.  © Peter Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

Protest in Irlam, near Manchester, at the proposed closure of the steelworks with the loss of nearly 4,400 jobs. Almost everyone in the town joined the protest including many children. The steelworks were run down from 1971 to its final closure in 1979.
© Peter Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

Workers at GKN Bredbury steelworks, Greater Manchester occupying their factory in support of a district wide claim for £6 pay increase, a 35 hour week, equal pay and longer holidays © Martin Mayer/reportdigital.co.uk

Workers at GKN Bredbury steelworks, Greater Manchester occupying their factory in support of a district wide claim for £6 pay increase, a 35 hour week, equal pay and longer holidays
© Martin Mayer/reportdigital.co.uk

Lobby of Parliament by Shotton steelworkers after the closure of the steelworks was announced by the Heath Government. The plant, in Deeside, North Wales, was closed down over a period of years and finally shut in 1980, with the loss of 8,000 jobs.  © Peter Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

Lobby of Parliament by Shotton steelworkers after the closure of the steelworks was announced by the Heath Government. The plant, in Deeside, North Wales, was closed down over a period of years and finally shut in 1980, with the loss of 8,000 jobs.
© Peter Arkell/reportdigital.co.uk

The closure of East Moors Steelworks in 1978, Cardiff.  © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

The closure of East Moors Steelworks in 1978, Cardiff.
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Steelworkers PKT at Rotherham (at start of National steel strike).  © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Steelworkers PKT at Rotherham (at start of National steel strike).
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

The police at a ISTC steelworkers picket, British Steel Hadfields, Sheffield.  © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

The police at a ISTC steelworkers picket, British Steel Hadfields, Sheffield.
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ISTC Steelworkers picketing, at British Steel Sheerness in February 1980. © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

ISTC Steelworkers picketing, at British Steel Sheerness in February 1980.
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Jobs are lost as a steel works is demolished Sheffield 1983 © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Jobs are lost as a steel works is demolished Sheffield 1983
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Steel workers join Peoples March for Jobs activists to 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

Steel workers join Peoples March for Jobs activists to 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

Steel workers join Peoples March for Jobs activists to protest at closure of steel industry outside the Cutlers Feast a dinner joined by the steel owners a managers.  Sheffield 1983 © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Steel workers join Peoples March for Jobs activists to protest at closure of steel industry outside the Cutlers Feast a dinner joined by the steel owners a managers. Sheffield 1983
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Ravenscraig Steelworks, in Scotland.  © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Ravenscraig Steelworks, in Scotland.
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

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

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

Miners Strike, convoy of iron ore leaving Port Talbot for Llanwern Steelworks.  © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Miners Strike, convoy of iron ore leaving Port Talbot for Llanwern Steelworks.
© John Sturrock/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

Sir Ian MacGregor BSC © John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

Sir Ian MacGregor BSC
© John Sturrock/reportdigital.co.uk

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

Rolling out in a steel mill in the Midlands  © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Rolling out in a steel mill in the Midlands
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Musician playing a banjo for money in front of a shop for sale Corby - once a thriving steel town.  © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Musician playing a banjo for money in front of a shop for sale Corby – once a thriving steel town.
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Sadness at the loss or steelworkers jobs: Corus Steelworks Bryngwyn South Wales community on the day that it closed. © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Sadness at the loss or steelworkers jobs: Corus Steelworks Bryngwyn South Wales community on the day that it closed.
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Schoolboys playing football near steelworks Cardiff Comprehensive School South Wales. © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Schoolboys playing football near steelworks Cardiff Comprehensive School South Wales.
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Corus Teesside steelworks, Redcar  Cleveland with Holiday Chalets in the foreground.  © Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

Corus Teesside steelworks, Redcar Cleveland with Holiday Chalets in the foreground.
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Using a kiosk at Jobcentre Plus in West Bromwich. © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Using a kiosk at Jobcentre Plus in West Bromwich.
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Steelworkers standing on top of the pouring plateform. Pouring molton metal into a cast from the furnace. Sheffield Forgemasters Steelworks © David Chang/reportdigital.co.uk

Steelworkers standing on top of the pouring plateform. Pouring molton metal into a cast from the furnace. Sheffield Forgemasters Steelworks
© David Chang/reportdigital.co.uk

Corus Steel Teesside workers. Unite March for Jobs, Birmingham. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Corus Steel Teesside workers. Unite March for Jobs, Birmingham.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Around 3500 steelworkers, their families and other trade union members marched through the town of Redcar on the Cleveland coast to protest at huge jobcuts by Corus in the British steel industry where to 2,000 jobs at the Teesside Cast Products factory alone are at risk after an international consortium pulled out of a 10-year-deal to buy its steel. Redcar, Co' Cleveland. © Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

Around 3500 steelworkers, their families and other trade union members marched through the town of Redcar on the Cleveland coast to protest at huge jobcuts by Corus in the British steel industry where to 2,000 jobs at the Teesside Cast Products factory alone are at risk after an international consortium pulled out of a 10-year-deal to buy its steel.
Redcar, Co’ Cleveland.
© Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

Poster in a shop window against the closure. Around 3500 steelworkers, their families and other trade unionists marched through the town of Redcar on the Cleveland coast to protest at huge jobcuts by Corus in the British steel industry where to 2,000 jobs at the Teesside Cast Products factory alone are at risk after an international consortium pulled out of a 10-year-deal to buy its steel. Redcar, Co' Cleveland 2009. © Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

Poster in a shop window against the closure. Around 3500 steelworkers, their families and other trade unionists marched through the town of Redcar on the Cleveland coast to protest at huge jobcuts by Corus in the British steel industry where to 2,000 jobs at the Teesside Cast Products factory alone are at risk after an international consortium pulled out of a 10-year-deal to buy its steel.
Redcar, Co’ Cleveland 2009.
© Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

Steelmaking resumes with the relighting of the blast furnace at the Sahaviriya Steel Industries (SSI) UK Redcar steelworks after being mothballed for two years, Redcar, Cleavland, North Yorkshire. Formerly Corus. © Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

Steelmaking resumes with the relighting of the blast furnace at the Sahaviriya Steel Industries (SSI) UK Redcar steelworks after being mothballed for two years, Redcar, Cleavland, North Yorkshire. Formerly Corus.
© Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

Steelmaking resumes with the relighting of the blast furnace at the Sahaviriya Steel Industries (SSI) UK Redcar steelworks after being mothballed for two years, Redcar, Cleavland, North Yorkshire. Formerly Corus. © Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

Steelmaking resumes with the relighting of the blast furnace at the Sahaviriya Steel Industries (SSI) UK Redcar steelworks after being mothballed for two years, Redcar, Cleavland, North Yorkshire. Formerly Corus.
© Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

New blast furnace No 4, Port Talbot Steelworks, an integrated steel production plant capable of producing nearly 5 million tonnes of steel slab per annum, West Glamorgan, Wales © Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

New blast furnace No 4, Port Talbot Steelworks, an integrated steel production plant capable of producing nearly 5 million tonnes of steel slab per annum, West Glamorgan, Wales
© Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

Steel workers at the blast furnace SSI UK Redcar steelworks Teesside © Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

Steel workers at the blast furnace SSI UK Redcar steelworks Teesside
© Mark Pinder/reportdigital.co.uk

The Tata Steelworks. Scunthorpe, South Humberside.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

The Tata Steelworks. Scunthorpe, South Humberside.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

The Tata Steelworks. Scunthorpe, South Humberside.  © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

The Tata Steelworks. Scunthorpe, South Humberside.
© Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Caparo Merchant Bar Plc and Tata Steelworks. Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire.   © Connor Matheson/reportdigital.co.uk

Caparo Merchant Bar Plc and Tata Steelworks. Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire.
© Connor Matheson/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

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.

Tipton, Indiana Worker wearing UWA t-shirt Chrysler Transmission Plant producing transmissions for the Jeep Cherokee and Chrysler 200.  © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Tipton, Indiana Worker wearing UWA t-shirt Chrysler Transmission Plant producing transmissions for the Jeep Cherokee and Chrysler 200.
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Tipton, Indiana - Workers at the Chrysler Transmission Plant make transmissions for the Jeep Cherokee and Chrysler 200. © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Tipton, Indiana – Workers at the Chrysler Transmission Plant make transmissions for the Jeep Cherokee and Chrysler 200.
© Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

A woman working on the Chrysler assembly line for the Jeep Liberty and Dodge Nitro Chrysler Toledo Assembly Complex, USA.  © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

A woman working on the Chrysler assembly line for the Jeep Liberty and Dodge Nitro Chrysler Toledo Assembly Complex, USA.
© Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Michigan Chrysler Sterling Heights Assembly Plant, where the Chrysler 200 is assembled. © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Michigan Chrysler Sterling Heights Assembly Plant, where the Chrysler 200 is assembled.
© Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Sterling Heights, Michigan Chrysler Robots painting a car body in the paint shop  Assembly Plant, where the company is making the Chrysler 200. © Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk

Sterling Heights, Michigan Chrysler Robots painting a car body in the paint shop Assembly Plant, where the company is making the Chrysler 200.
© Jim West/reportdigital.co.uk