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London punk 1976/7

London punk 1976/7

"The miner's strike In 1984, the proposed closure of 20 mining pits by Margaret Thatcher's government caused thousands of miners, mainly in Wales and the North of England, to go on strike. The protest, which lasted for over a year, sharply divided public opinion and pushed many of the families involved into extreme poverty." (The Telegraph)

"The miner's strike In 1984, the proposed closure of 20 mining pits by Margaret Thatcher's government caused thousands of miners, mainly in Wales and the North of England, to go on strike. The protest, which lasted for over a year, sharply divided public opinion and pushed many of the families involved into extreme poverty." (The Telegraph)

Margaret Thatcher and three SAS personnel after the six-day Iranian Embassy siege in London May 1980. [866 x 650]

Margaret Thatcher and three SAS personnel after the six-day Iranian Embassy siege in London May 1980. [866 x 650]

Pensioners Protesting Outside Margaret Thatchers home, London 1980 Jane Bown

Pensioners Protesting Outside Margaret Thatchers home, London 1980 Jane Bown

22 SAS. Iranian Embassy Siege 1980, OP Nimrod. Maggie Thatcher "Make sure none of them (terrorists) get out alive, make an example of them." #SpecialForces

22 SAS. Iranian Embassy Siege 1980, OP Nimrod. Maggie Thatcher "Make sure none of them (terrorists) get out alive, make an example of them." #SpecialForces

"The miner's strike In 1984, the proposed closure of 20 mining pits by Margaret Thatcher's government caused thousands of miners, mainly in Wales and the North of England, to go on strike. The protest, which lasted for over a year, sharply divided public opinion and pushed many of the families involved into extreme poverty." (The Telegraph)

"The miner's strike In 1984, the proposed closure of 20 mining pits by Margaret Thatcher's government caused thousands of miners, mainly in Wales and the North of England, to go on strike. The protest, which lasted for over a year, sharply divided public opinion and pushed many of the families involved into extreme poverty." (The Telegraph)

In 1984 Martin Shakeshaft spent 12 months photographing the Miners' Strike in the UK. The dispute started when the Conservative government, led by Margaret Thatcher, announced the closure of Cortonwood Colliery in Yorkshire. This was to be the first of 20 pit closures with the loss of 20,000 jobs. The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) responded by calling for a national strike.

In 1984 Martin Shakeshaft spent 12 months photographing the Miners' Strike in the UK. The dispute started when the Conservative government, led by Margaret Thatcher, announced the closure of Cortonwood Colliery in Yorkshire. This was to be the first of 20 pit closures with the loss of 20,000 jobs. The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) responded by calling for a national strike.

Margaret Thatcher infographic: Policies and pitfalls of the Thatcher years

Margaret Thatcher infographic: Policies and pitfalls of the Thatcher years