Key personal & political events

1984 Mar 27 Tu
Commentary (The Times)

Coal: “Miners’ pension fund &ldquohazarded by Scargill”; Pits dispute begin to affect industry; pickets' hide and seek with police” [Scargill imprudent in pension investments; dwindling supply of coke shuts steel works, flying pickets frustrated by police road checks]

Document type: Press
Source: The Times 27 March 1984
Journalist: Craig Seton, David Felton
Editorial comments:
Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 781
Themes: Privatized & state industries, Trade unions, Strikes & other union action, 1984-85 coal strike