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Miners strike - Leaked letters on government’s involvement

Title
Miners strike - Leaked letters on government’s involvement
Genre
Press conference
TX Date
6 Jun 1984
Year of production
1984
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Duration
00:03:35
Description
Press conference with Conservative Party Chairman John Gummer, defending Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher over letters leaked to the Daily Mirror and appearing in an article by Paul Foot that had details about the government’s involvement in the miners dispute.
Contributors
John Gummer
Keywords
Elections; Politics; Trade unions; Government; Newspapers; Daily Mirror; Margaret Thatcher; Press; Coal mining; Conservative Party; NUM; Coal miners; NCB; Europe; Coal Strike (1984-1985); Paul Foot; Strikes (events)

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