NUJ London Magazine Branch monthly meeting, Monday 21 July, 6.30pm


Reporting the miners' strike, 1984-85



Picture: Martin Shakeshaft 

The great miners' strike 30 years ago topped the headlines every day for a whole year. Barrie Clement, former industrial editor at The Times, and one of several who refused to cross printers' picket lines when Rupert Murdoch opened his Wapping plant the next year, will speak on reporting the strike, including dealings with the police, miners and their supporters, and the significance of the dispute at:

Plus: speaker from the recent Newsquest strike, executive report, workplace and industrial reports and motions

 Fifth Floor, Headland House, 308-312 Gray's Inn Road, WC1X 8DP

Sandwiches and light refreshments provided. Baby sitting and travel expenses covered


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This branch notes the recent strike by Newsquest journalists in south London and north west England
This branch resolves to donate £500 to the Newsquest journalists' hardship fund.

 (Passed as amended)


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