JEREMY CORBYN this weekend led tributes to former Durham Miners’ Association general secretary Dave Hopper, who died soon after last year’s event.
Mr Hopper led the DMA, a division of the National Union of Mineworkers, from 1985 until his death.
The Labour leader...
Monday 10th Jul 2017
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The Durham miners never gave up on their socialist principles – principles that are now reinvigorated in the era of Corbynism, says ALAN CUMMINGS
Sunday 9th Jul 2017
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Leading labour figures pay tribute to Durham Miners’ leader
Saturday 30th Jul 2016
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Mining families in the north-east this weekend celebrate the centenary of the opening of Redhills, HQ of the Durham Miners’ Association. Dave Hopper explains
Saturday 24th Oct 2015
by Peter Lazenby
TEAMS of union activists are to be sent into northern communities blighted by some of Britain’s worst unemployment levels to help struggling people survive.
The newly trained volunteers, drawn from the ranks of Unite Community members, will give benefits advice and teach people...
Friday 9th Oct 2015
British trade unionists visited Ireland for a celebration of one of the 19th and 20th centuries’ most remarkable trade unionists. PETER LAZENBY was with them
Tuesday 4th Aug 2015
We must encourage a programme of all-out opposition to the Tories’ austerity cuts, says DAVID HOPPER
Saturday 11th Jul 2015
Boldon Colliery: A Proud Heritage, by David Temple (Durham Miners’ Association, £10)
Monday 19th Jan 2015
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