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The UK Government is being urged to apologise for the actions of Margaret Thatcher's government during the Miners' Strike of the 1980s.
The walkout heralded the eventual closure of many Welsh pits, a blow - some say - from which our mining communities never fully recovered.
But Prime Minister David Cameron says it's others who should be doing the apologising.
James Crichton-Smith reports.
Ministers will not apologise for the treatment of mining communities by Margaret Thatcher's government during the 1984/5 miners' strike because it was held without a proper national ballot, Cabinet Office Minister Francis Maude says.
Mr Maude said those campaigning for reconciliation and transparency will have to wait to see any Cabinet papers from the time of the strike when they are released under the 30-year rule.
Prime Minister David Cameron responded to Michael Dugher MP's call the Commons for an apology for the Miners' Strike and pit closure programme.
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Shadow Welsh Secretary Owen Smith said the legacy of pit closures is still felt in former mining communities.