Trade unionists renew call for full public inquiry
Monday 20th Mar 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
The Home Office must issue a independent public inquiry into Orgreave, says KATE FLANNERY
Saturday 18th Mar 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
Police brutality investigation was buried in ’84
Friday 10th Mar 2017
HOW can a properly constituted public inquiry headed by a senior legal figure degenerate into a witch-hunt with an anti-police bias?
That would have been an appropriate question to pose to former home secretary Leon Brittan had he not popped his clogs already.
His comment from...
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
PETER LAZENBY recommends a richly illustrated book that combines a wealth of fact with engaging narrative
Monday 27th Feb 2017
posted by Morning Star in Arts
BARNSLEY councillors called on Home Secretary Amber Rudd yesterday to stop blocking a public inquiry into the Battle of Orgreave.
The motion on the brutal police attack on pickets during the 1984-85 miners’ strike was passed unopposed, with just the council’s four Tories...
Friday 3rd Feb 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
PETER LAZENBY marvels at the recently discovered work of the late Peter Price, who documented the 1984-5 miners strike
Thursday 12th Jan 2017
IRVINE WELSH has joined calls for the Scottish government to launch a public inquiry into the 1984 miners’ strike.
The Trainspotting author said he was “astonished” that former SNP justice secretary Kenny MacAskill had “followed the UK government lead on...
Monday 9th Jan 2017
A FOURTH council in the north of England has backed demands for a public inquiry into the police’s brutal attack on striking miners at Orgreave in 1984.
On Tuesday North East Derbyshire District Council joined Wakefield, Sheffield and Doncaster councils in urging Home Secretary...
Thursday 5th Jan 2017
George Michael will be remembered not only for his voice but also for dedicating his life to fighting for gay rights and supportng a host of progressive causes, says STEVE SWEENEY
Saturday 31st Dec 2016