National Miners Support Network

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Papers of the National Miners Support Network, 1992-1993, including correspondence and notes, notebooks regarding general matters and speaker's requests and meetings, post book, cash book, lists of individuals and groups affiliated, publicity material and papers regarding Trade Union News (1992 - 1993).

Administrative / Biographical History

The National Miners Support Network was established in 1992 at the initiative of the Socialist Campaign Group of Labour MPs and was supported by the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and Women Against Pit Closures; aimed to encourage and coordinate maximum practical support and solidarity for miners in all areas of the country following the Government's announcement of pit closures in 1992; took steps to produce a regular support bulletin ('Coal Not Dole'), stage fundraising events, distribute posters and badges, organise meetings and speakers and hold a major national conference.

Arrangement

No further arrangement at present.

Conditions Governing Access

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Acquisition Information

Deposited at the Bishopsgate Institute by Jim Clayson in 1993.

Other Finding Aids

No further finding aids at present.

Archivist's Note

Entry compiled by Stefan Dickers.

Conditions Governing Use

Documents cannot be photocopied at present. Digital photography (without flash) is permitted for research purposes on completion of the Library's Copyright Declaration form and with respect to current UK copyright law.