Wales this Week, Thirty Years of Hurt

Three decades after the Miners’ Strike began, Welsh journalist Paul Starling reveals for the first time his unique insight into the politics of the dispute.

Wales this Week, Thirty Years of Hurt is on Monday at 8 on ITV Cymru Wales

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Remembering the Miners' Strike 30 years on

Today marks 30 years since the start of the national Miners' Strike. Walkouts began on the 5th March 1984 in protest over proposed pit closures. On 12th March 1984, NUM president Arthur Scargill declared that all members should strike.