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Justice for Mineworkers

Part of Bill Presented – in the House of Commons at 4:13 pm on 27th February 1986.

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Mr. Tony Benn, supported by Mr. Dennis Skinner, Mr. Martin Redmond, Mr. Bill Michie, Mr. Gavin Strang, Miss Joan Maynard, Mr. Bob Clay, Mr. Jeremy Corbyn, Mr. Tam Dalyell, Mr. Martin Flannery, Mr. Eric Heffer and Ms. Jo Richardson, presented a Bill to provide for a review of all cases of miners jailed as a result of the 1984–85 dispute in the mining industry; for the reinstatement of miners sacked for activities arising out of the dispute; for the reimbursement of monies confiscated as a result of fines, sequestration and receivership; and for purposes connected therewith: And the same was read the First time; and ordered to be read a Second time tomorrow, and to be printed. [Bill 90.]