Commentary

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1985 Mar 27 We
Commentary (The Times)

Coal: “50p pit levy is rejected in ballot” [miners vote against levy; taken as criticism of union leadership]

Document type: Press
Source: The Times 27 March 1985
Journalist: David Felton
Editorial comments:
Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 429
Themes: Privatized & state industries, Trade unions, Strikes & other union action, 1984-85 coal strike