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A small poster from the miners strike of 1984-5. The pit is Abercynon Colliery South Wales.

A small poster from the miners strike of The pit is Abercynon Colliery South Wales.

Woolley Colliery 1979 Darton near Barnsley.-- NCB.  Coalface Training in 1974/5 and Deputy's training in 1977/8 was done here

Woolley Colliery 1979 Darton near Barnsley. Coalface Training in and Deputy's training in was done here

Thoresby Colliery during the Miners' strike, 1984

Battle for Britain: Norman Tebbit reveals why he believes defeat in the miners' strike would have been the death of democracy

Miners' strike, miners strike of will always be remembered in British working class history as the most significant turning point in the power relationship between the working class organisations of the trade unions, and the state

Martin Shakeshaft Strike84 - The Miner’s strike in UK In 1984 I spent 12 months photographing the Miners’ Strike in the UK. The dispute started when the Conservative government, led by Margaret...

Martin Shakeshaft - The Miner’s strike in UK In 1984 I spent 12 months photographing the Miners’ Strike in the UK. The dispute started when the Conservative government, led by Margaret.

Pit pony and handler at work, Murton Colliery, County Durham, England. - 1970s

Pit pony and handler at work, Murton Colliery, County Durham, England.

Strikers. A 1984 photo showing Thatcher's police stormtroopers taking action as violence flares with miners at Daw Mill colliery in Warwickshire.

'Margaret Thatcher has died from a STRIKE': BBC forced to correct breaking news error moments after death announced

A 1984 photo showing Thatcher's police stormtroopers taking action as violence flares with miners at Daw Mill colliery in Warwickshire.

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