The Gilets Jaunes protests are not just a challenge to his tax policy, but to the democratically elected government of France. He must hit back.
Posts Tagged: Miners Strike
“If the police pre-planned a mass, unlawful assault on the miners at Orgreave, and then sought to cover up what they did, we need to know.”
Bruce Anderson: The police should be thanked, not criticised, for their role at Orgreave. It was a battle that had to be won.
Why Nick Timothy’s call for an inquiry on this site earlier this week is mistaken.
If the police planned an unlawful assault on the miners, arrested people on trumped-up charges and then covered it up, we need to know.
Watch for a pre-referendum announcement of enquiry of one kind or another into the “Battle of Orgreave” during the miners’ strike.
They’ve been compared to the miners, who only lost when careful Government planning and irresistible technological change undermined them.
The North East is growing and innovating – only a Conservative government next year will allow that to continue.
The claim Thatcher planned to “crush” striking miners with troops is just the latest lie about her legacy
The newly released National Archive documents show her Government proposed nothing of the sort.