Lea Hall Colliery, Arthur Scargill, Staffordshire, president, England
Miners Strike 1984 - 1985, Pictured. Pickets at Lea Hall Colliery, Rugeley, Staffordshire, England, Friday 23rd March 1984. Arthur Scargill, president of the NUM, declared that strikes in the various coal fields were to be a national strike and called for strike action from NUM members in all coal fields. On 22nd March the strike was official. The strike ended on 3rd March 1985, nearly a year after it had begun.
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|Keywords||1980s,Coal,Demonstrations and Rallies,Industrial Disputes,Industrial Relations,Industry,Miners,Miners Strike,Mining,National Union of Mineworkers,NUM,Police,Protests,Strikes,Striking|
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