The Miners’ Strike – A Personal Memoir by Kim Howells

It’s now 30 years since the epic struggle between the miners and a Conservative government led by Margaret Thatcher, a strike that lasted a bitter twelve months. Former Labour government minister Kim Howells was involved at the heart of the action, working for the National Union of Mineworkers in South Wales. In this deeply-felt memoir, he asks some challenging questions about the conduct, the strategy and the outcomes of the strike.

This memoir by Kim Howells was Broadcast on BBC One, 10:25PM Sun, 9 Mar 2014, and is available on the Iplayer until 11:24PM Sun, 16 Mar 2014.

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One thought on “The Miners’ Strike – A Personal Memoir by Kim Howells

  1. Huw, I have just found out about this documentary, it must only have been shown on BBC Wales, can I buy a copy of the programme from any where? Ed Malcolm

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