the miners; 19 were for neither and 8 did not know. 204 Historical assessments edit Many historians have provided interpretations and explanations of the defeat, largely centring on Scargill's decisions. It showed the abject poverty associated with the strike and the harshness and desperation of not having coal for heat in winter. Ireland, Scotland, Wales - (3 working days) -.50Goldsmiths (same day courier) -.00Institute of Psychiatry -.00Birkbeck College - (WC1) - freechristie's Education - freecourtaulds (Strand) - freefranklin-Wilkins - freeimperial College - free (South Kensington Only)Institute of Education - freejames C Maxwell - freekings. His tough reputation raised expectations that coal jobs would be cut on a similar scale and confrontations between MacGregor and Scargill seemed inevitable. The rule of law must prevail over the rule of the mob. 185 The strike emboldened the NCB to accelerate the closure of pits on economic grounds. The Miners' Strike 19845: Loss without limit. "Former MI5 chief blasts secrets act". Twenty-five years later, on, Election Day, Pattison took David Peace to Easington to interview three of the people caught up in the strike.
It's now or never for Britain's mineworkers. Although not official policy, employment of non-unionised labour would have led to a mass walkout of mineworkers. 37 In 1982, NUM members accepted.3 pay raise, rejecting their leaders' call for a strike. 153 The heavy-handed policing at Orgreave, including from some senior officers was criticised. 176 Kinnock began by saying, "We meet here tonight in the shadow of an outrage." When interrupted, Kinnock accused the hecklers of "living like parasites off the struggle of the miners." As Kinnock denounced the lack of the ballot, violence against strikebreakers and Scargill's tactical. Several working miners in Ollerton reported that their gardens and cars had been vandalised during the night. "The Most Important Post-Brexit Election Is Taking Place in This Small City".