Alternative Reference numberSY711/V1/1-2
TitleInterview with Mick Carter, NUM official at Cortonwood Pit
DescriptionTopics include:

Side 1:
detailed background of the strike, the overtime ban, history of Cortonwood, the events leading up to the announcement of its closure, allegation that pit manager did not know pit was going to close when closure was announced.

Side 2:
Reaction of men to closure announcement, relations with pit management, events when first man went back to work, letters sent out by management during strike, attitudes towards working miners, clashes between police and miners, the "battle of Brampton", attitudes towards police, the return to work, attitude towards strike now, aftermath of strike and closure of pit.
Date24 Jan 1986
Extent2 items
FormatAudio cassette
AccessConditionsUse ROM/34 and ROM/35
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