Martin Shakeshaft 1984 Strike84 - The Miner’s strike in UK

Martin Shakeshaft - The Miner’s strike in UK In 1984 I spent 12 months photographing the Miners’ Strike in the UK. The dispute started when the Conservative government, led by Margaret.

Strikers. A 1984 photo showing police taking action as violence flares with miners at Daw Mill colliery in Warwickshire.

'Margaret Thatcher has died from a STRIKE': BBC forced to correct breaking news error moments after death announced

A 1984 photo showing Thatcher's police stormtroopers taking action as violence flares with miners at Daw Mill colliery in Warwickshire.

Arthur Scargill and the minIng strike in the 80's.

Arthur Scargill and the miners strikes - power cuts and no school !

Police *playing cricket* during the strike at Dodworth Colliery, 1984.

Police *playing cricket* during the strike at Dodworth Colliery,

The Miner's strike was a significant event from 1984 - 1985 and featured prominently in the news.

The Miner's strike was a significant event from 1984 - 1985 and featured prominently in the news.

Miners Strike 1984 at Rossington Pit

Thirty years ago violent clashes took place between picketing South Yorkshire miners and police during the year-long miners’ strike.

welsh coal miners clash with police during the miners strikes in 1980's

welsh coal miners clash with police during the miners strikes in

the miners strike

Picketing the National Coal Board in Sheffield, 1984

Miner's Strike 84/85

Miner's Strike 84/85

Police and pickets during miner's strike

This pivotal event in the miners’ strike led to a police cover-up. Only an inquiry can correct history and repair broken trust

Miner's Strike 84/85

Miner's Strike 84/85

Miners' Strike Rally in London in 1984 (Photo from wikipedia.org)

The Chartist Anthem is a song sung by Chumbawamba. The song dates from the and is about the campaign by working men for the vote.

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