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Mick McGahey on energy crisis

Title
Mick McGahey on energy crisis
Genre
News report; Speech
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1974
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Duration
00:03:37
Description
Report on a speech by Scottish miners leader Mick McGahey (excerpts heard) at a Young Communist demonstration in Red Lion Square, London. Says policy of closing down coal industry was short-sighted as alternative energy sources are not enough and have led to an energy crisis. He also comments on Michael Foot, new Employment Secretary and his views on wage policy.
Contributors
Mick McGahey
Keywords
Trade unions; Wage policy; Miners; Fossil fuels; Demonstrations; Energy resources; Fuels; NUM; Coal industry; Energy shortages; Oil; Michael Foot; Cabinet ministers; Communists

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