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Government u-turn over miners dispute

Title
Government u-turn over miners dispute
Genre
Interview
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1981
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Duration
00:07:35
Description
Interview with Trade Secretary John Biffen on LWT Weekend World television programme, about the Government giving in to miners’ demands in the recent dispute and on Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher’s industrial policy. Male interviewer not identified, poss. Brian Walden.
Contributors
John Biffen; LWT; Brian Walden?
Keywords
Trade unions; Government; Strikes; Labour disputes; Margaret Thatcher; NUM; Coal miners; Television programmes; Prime ministers; Coal mines; Weekend World; Trade union members; Mine closures; Industrial policy

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