Key personal & political events

1984 Apr 3 Tu
Commentary (The Times)

Coal: “Sharp exchanges in Commons over ballot on miners’ dispute; PCs on pit duty can earn £500; Royal visits likely to go ahead despite unrest in pits” [Walker condemns lack of national ballot; police at picket line can earn 500 pounds a week overtime; Royal visit to powerplants going ahead]

Document type: Press
Source: The Times 3 April 1984
Journalist: Phillip Webster
Editorial comments:
Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 1269
Themes: Privatized & state industries, Trade unions, Strikes & other union action, 1984-85 coal strike