THERESA MAY has failed to respond to evidence of police brutality in the infamous Battle of Orgreave, furious former miners heard on Saturday.
Orgreave Truth and Justice Campaign (OTJC) secretary Barbara Jackson told the audience at Saturday’s With Banners Held High festival that...
Monday 7th Mar 2016
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Thursday 14th Jan 2016
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Campaigners present legal submission over police assault
Wednesday 16th Dec 2015
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Burnham pledges to expose police abuses
Thursday 1st Oct 2015
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Monday 21st Sep 2015
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JEREMY CORBYN announced plans for the “re-industrialisation” of northern England yesterday, slamming the Tories’ feted “northern powerhouse” as a “cruel deception.”
Speaking in Leeds, Mr Corbyn also called for the Conservative government to...
Wednesday 5th Aug 2015
THE end of production at Thoresby Colliery yesterday, ending 800 years of coalmining in Nottinghamshire, is not just a tragedy for its 400-strong workforce and their families.
It is a signal of the irresponsibility and spite of a posh-boy Cabinet with no link to the working people of...
Saturday 11th Jul 2015
THE watchdog Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) has been branded “not fit for purpose” after it decided there should be no investigation into the police’s brutal attack on striking miners at Orgreave in Yorkshire.
The attack, on June 18 1984, was one of...
Friday 19th Jun 2015
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MPs are demanding a public inquiry into police attacks on mining communities throughout the year-long 1984-5 strike against pit closures — including the notorious Orgreave scandal.
Labour MP for Wansbeck and former president of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) Ian Lavery...
Thursday 18th Jun 2015