Policing of the miners' strike 1984-1985 - impact on communities: independent review

This is the final report from the independent review that was commissioned to investigate and report on the impact on communities in Scotland on the policing of the miners' strike 1984 to 1985.

Independent Review – Impact On Communities Of The Policing Of The Miners' Strike 1984-85 - Final Report

Underground Coal mines operating in 1984.
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Source - BGS Directory of Mines and Quarries 1984.

"It is generally understood that the 1980s represented an extremely difficult time for many communities throughout Scotland, mining communities in particular."

The then Cabinet Secretary for Justice,
Michael Matheson MSP


Email: minersstrikereview@gov.scot

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