Mining: Industrial Disputes

Home Office written question – answered on 26th June 2018.

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Photo of Gill Furniss Gill Furniss Shadow Minister (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (Steel, Postal Affairs and Consumer Protection)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the implications are for his policy on conducting an inquiry into police action in England and Wales during the 1984 miners' strike of the decision by the Scottish Justice Secretary to order an independent review of the effect of policing on communities in Scotland during that strike.

Photo of Nick Hurd Nick Hurd The Minister of State, Home Department

There are no plans to review the Government’s decision of 31 October 2016 not to establish a public inquiry into the policing of the events at the Orgreave coking plant on 18 June 1984.

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