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'In support of the miners'

The strike by the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) in 1984-1985 was one of the bitterest and most significant industrial disputes in living memory.

In this video made by the Union of Communication Workers (UCW), speeches to the UCW conference by Jack Taylor, President of the Yorkshire NUM, and Alan Tuffin, UCW General Secretary (cut with photographs of scenes from the dispute) are followed by comments by conference delegates.

From the archive of the Union of Communication Workers [MSS.148/UCW/5/13/D/1]. Produced by Smith Bundy Video.