About this Archive
The National Miners Support Network was established in 1992 at the initiative of the Socialist Campaign Group of Labour MPs, and was supported by the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and Women Against Pit Closures. It aimed to encourage and coordinate maximum practical support and solidarity for miners in all areas of the country following the Government's announcement of pit closures in 1992. It took steps to produce a regular support bulletin ('Coal Not Dole'), stage fundraising events, distribute posters and badges, organise meetings and speakers, and hold a major national conference.
Scope and Content
- Correspondence and notes, notebooks regarding general matters and speaker's requests and meetings, post book, cash book, lists of individuals and groups affiliated, publicity material and papers regarding Trade Union News, 1992-1993.