Tag Archives: Orgreave

Pete Wilcox makes a credible offer


It is very encouraging that the relatively recently appointed Bishop of Sheffield is challenging the current Home Secretary and calling for a public review into the impact of the attack on Miners in 1984 in Orgreave. Pete Wilcox has already … Continue reading

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Hi Matt, was Thatcher a Hero or Villain over Orgreave?


When MPs or Ministers are asked questions they regularly demonstrate they believe they have the choice of avoiding the question if it is seen as potentially a trick question or answering it and being taken out and criticised in public. … Continue reading

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Theresa the exaggerator


Understandably this week at Questions to the Prime Minister or PMQs a lot of the focus was on the visit to America by Theresa May. She went through the various Questions and Answers, mostly batting away criticism until Jonathan Reynolds … Continue reading

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Party politics and Policing shouldn’t mix


As we approach the elections on Thursday for Police and Crime Commissioner elections, every one of the candidates is involving themselves in the world of politics. By any definition holding to account a chief constable and their operational work on … Continue reading

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