Mansfield and Ashfield: Meale backs miners’ strike parliamentary motion

Mansfield MP Sir Alan Mealeis backing an early day motion over the miners' strikes

Mansfield MP Sir Alan Mealeis backing an early day motion over the miners' strikes

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Sir Alan Meale has backed an early day motion to parliament for an open inquiry into the use of the police and courts during the 1984 Miners’ Strike.

The Mansfield MP has read with interest the newly-released cabinet papers outlining government policies during the stand-off.

And he feels the “heavy-handed” treatment of some of the individuals concerned needs to be investigated to ensure it does not happen again.

 

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