All posts tagged National Coal Board

What are the lessons from the Miners’ Strike 30 years on?

Archived government papers from 1984, many personally annotated by Margaret Thatcher, have been released recently under the ‘thirty-year rule’, which allows some state secrets to be made public when the authorities deem it safe to do so. Unsurprisingly, they prove […]


Looking back in anger – The Miners’ Strike 30 years on

With new papers released by the National Archives about the Miners’ Strike the Anticapitalist Initiative’s Chris Strafford caught up with Harry Paterson, author of the upcoming book Look Back in Anger: The Miners’ Strike in Nottinghamshire 30 years on, to discuss […]