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Miners' strike

Scottish miners' leader Mick McGahey speaks to the press.

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The video was recorded for Grampian TV news. It contains footage of Mick McGahey, vice-president of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) talking at a press conference. In the film he expresses regret at calling off industrial action and explains the reasons behind the recommendation to resume normal working hours in the Scottish coalfield.

Date: 1981


This item is part of the National Library of Scotland's Moving Image Archive. See the archive catalogue for more about the film: Moving Image Archive catalogue record

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