Report of the Yorkshire miners" delegation to Soviet Union

27th April to 18th May, 1956.
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A. Taylor , Wombwell, Yorkshire
ContributionsNational Union of Mineworkers. Yorkshire Area.
The Physical Object
Pagination90p., [12] leaves of plates :
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Well, of course, Alf had heard these sort of threats before, and he wasn’t bothered about a few miners in Yorkshire making threats.

Then on Saturday morning when we got the reply, the Yorkshire miners took a decision unanimously, to strike from Monday. The effect was electric. The Yorkshire miners.

Report by the Trades Union Congress and Labour Party Joint Information Department, President of both the MFGB and the Yorkshire Miners' Association U DAR2/3/ Report of an NUM delegation to the Soviet Union U DAR2/3/ Correspondence between Arnot and Janet Wicker.

Scargill was a leader of the unofficial strike inwhich began in Yorkshire and spread across the country. He had challenged Sam Bullough, the President of the Yorkshire area NUM, to act on the working hours of surface workers, given that the union's conference had passed a resolution that their hours be shortened the previous year.

When Bullough (unwell at the time) attempted to rule Born: 11 January (age 82), Worsbrough Dale, West. The small banner gifted by the miners’ representatives from the Soviet Union is held up beneath the larger one. It reads, “Fraternal greetings to the miners of Durham from the miners of the Soviet Union”.

Title: Scenes in the streets as bands and banners arrive. There are many narrative histories of the struggles of British workers. However, Rob Sewell’s book is different. This book is aimed especially at class-conscious workers who are seeking to escape from the ills of the capitalist system, that has embroiled the world in a quagmire of wars, poverty and suffering.

This history of trade unions is particularly relevant at the present time. McGahey emphasised that the solidarity between British and Soviet trade unionists went back a very long way. British miners were among the first to send a delegation to the young Soviet Union in “We have always remembered the contribution the Soviet miners gave us in In Scotland it was called the ‘Russian hauf croon’.

The Christian Science Monitor is an international news organization that delivers thoughtful, global coverage via its website, weekly magazine, online daily edition, and email newsletters. Famously, miners in parts of the East Midlands kept on working after local strike ballots and by the winter of /5, some miners in pits in other regions were starting to trickle back to work.

The cause was lost. A year after the strike started there was Report of the Yorkshire miners delegation to Soviet Union book general return to work.

Papers of Robin Page Arnot Second Deposit 'A history of the Scottish miners' () FKCMA 'Report of the Conference of the British Miners' Federation' Previous. Next. FKCMA 'Report of the Conference of the British Miners' Federation' Archive Unit. For more information, email the repository.

The Soviet delegation to the conference was led by M. Tomskii, the president of the All-Union Central Council of Trade Unions (AUCCTU) and a member of the Politburo; it included a disproportionately high number of prominent Soviet trade unionists.3 A reception held by the TUC in honour of the Soviet delegates turned into a miniature conference.

Historian Ben MacIntyre's new book, 'The Spy and the Traitor,' tells the thrilling story of how the KGB's Oleg Gordievsky helped check the Soviet Union as. Delegations from the Borsod, Dorog, Pécs and Tatabánya miners have talks in Parliament. There is an unsuccessful attempt to form a national workers council: the National Sports Hall, where the rally was to be held, is surrounded by Soviet armoured tanks.

Book reviewed in this article A. Taylor, The Politics of the Yorkshire Miners A. Gamble and S. Walkland, The British Party System and Economic Policy – Studies in Adversary Politics Wyn Grant and Shiv Nath, The Politics of Economic Policy‐making K.

Smith, The British Economic Crisis J. Bruce‐Gardyne, Mrs Thatcher's First Administration Francis Pym, The Politics of Consent D.

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The islands of Hawaii approached economic strangulation during the dockworkers' strike that year. In Australia there was a coal-miners' strike. These strikes were co-ordinated on a world-wide scale. The coal-miners' strike in Australia is of special interest as it was a rehearsal of the Communist program for the assumption of total power.

By then, the SPA was the CPSU’s fraternal party in Australia and every year would send a delegation to the Soviet Union.

After being employed for a couple of years as a journalist on the SPA’s weekly newspaper, The Guardian, I was chosen to represent the Party on its delegation. The miners' strike of was a major industrial action to shut down the British coal industry in an attempt to prevent colliery closures.

It was led by Arthur Scargill of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) against the National Coal Board (NCB), a government agency. Opposition to the strike was led by the Conservative government of Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, who wanted to.

in the Union Of Soviet Republics. Cook, secretary Of the Miners' Federation. has declared that Premier Baldwin's "message to America," alleging that the miners have good living conditions, is an utter falsehood, intended to prevent the miners' delegation now in America from obtain. However, in Julyafter Wallace’s trip to the Soviet Union and China, Andrei Gromyko, Soviet Ambassador fromwrote to Moscow that Wallace was among those politicians who actively supported Roosevelt’s policy of “the continuation of friendly relationships and cooperation with the Soviet Union due to mutual task of both.

The contrast between the domestic structures of the United States and Soviet Union seems to account for the differences. See Schrag, Philip G., Listening for the Bomb: A Study in Nuclear Arms Control Verification Policy (Boulder, Colo.: Westview, ). The miners' strike of was the bitterest class war since the General Strike.

The Tory government of Margaret Thatcher mobilised the entire strength of the state to crush the National Union of Mineworkers. Paramilitary riot police placed mining communities under total siege.

The welfare state was manipulated to starve miners back to. The UK miners' strike of –85 was a major industrial action affecting the British coal strike by the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) was led by Arthur Scargill, although some NUM members considered it to be unconstitutional and did not observe BBC has referred to the strike as "the most bitter industrial dispute in British history.".

Fabian Tracts. A collection of 20 pamphlets, published between An interesting collecti. the Soviet Union in the ten years since the Bolshevik revolution. The article appears as a review of the American trade union delegation report. * * * Other features of the magazine include an article on John Reed by Michael Gold that does neither justice to Reed nor credit to Gold; an article on the Soviet.

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Remembering Harry Heslop. Inthe former South Shields coal-miner and trade union activist Harold Heslop () became, overnight, a Soviet writer. The manuscript of his first novel, on the theme of mining in the English north, having been rejected by a British publishing house, was accepted in the USSR and published in Russian translation under the title Pod vlast’iu uglia.

The gala developed out of the miners' trade unionism, with the first Union being established in [4] The Durham Miners' Association organised the first Gala, which was held in in Wharton Park, Durham. It developed into the largest unofficial miners and trade union gathering in the United its peak the Gala attracted overpeople [5] - over 7 times the population of.

PUBLISHER'S NOTE The articles and speeches by J. Stalin contained in English edition of On the Opposition follow the order of the Russian edition put out by the State Publishing House of the Soviet Union in The English translation, including the notes at the end of the book, is taken from Stalin's Works, Vols.Foreign Languages Publishing House, Moscow,with some.

The UK miners' strike of –85 was a major industrial action affecting the British coal was a defining moment in British industrial relations, and its defeat significantly weakened the British trade union was also seen as a major political victory for Margaret Thatcher and the Conservative strike became a symbolic struggle, as the National Union of.

Local councillors join Miners' Gala and see new banner designed by Calder Valley artist. Monday, 16 July A CALDER VALLEY ARTIST has created a key piece in the history of Britain's labour and trades union movement through his painting of a new banner for the Women Against Pit Closures movement.

The UK miners' strike of was a major industrial action affecting the UK coal strike by the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) was led by Arthur Scargill, although some NUM members considered it to be unconstitutional and did not observe BBC has referred to the strike as "the most bitter industrial dispute in British history.".

2 days ago  Miners had structural power in part because they were providing the main fuel to the economy, which they don’t anymore. There are hardly any coal miners left in the United States, despite all the rhetoric.

But other people have the power to bring the economy to a halt, like truck drivers and others in the transportation industry.The miners' strike of –85 was a major industrial action to shut down the British coal industry in an attempt to prevent colliery closures.

It was led by Arthur Scargill of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) against the National Coal Board (NCB), a government agency. Opposition to the strike was led by the Conservative government of Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, who wanted to.

UK coal mine faces closure By Dave Hyland and Malcolm Day 24 October One of Britain’s last deep coal mines, Maltby, faces closure as a result of geological problems at the site.