Tuesday, February 10, 2009
LABOUR BLOGGER, BOB PIPER HAS ASKED ME TO POST THIS AND AM HAPPY TO OBLIGE
An appeal to Londoners who supported the miners:
My name is Davey Hopper. I am the North East Area secretary of the National Union of Mineworkers and would like to get in touch with London folk who were involved in the miners support groups when the strike happened 25 years ago (on March 12).
These are the areas (below) where support groups /supporters sprung up:
Barnet, Brentford, Camden, Chiswick, Croydon, Enfield, Greenwich, Hackney, Hampstead, Hammersmith, Hendon, Highgate, Hounslaw, Islington, Kingston, Lewisham, Leyton, Muswell Hill, Newham, Crouch End, Pimlico, Poplar, Potters Bar, Richmond, Twickenham, Southwick, Sydenham, Forest Hill, Waltham Forest, Walthamstow, Wandsworth, Wimbledon, Haringey, Aylesham.
Can you circulate this letter among all of the labour movement bloggers you know, please - and ask them to put out the appeal.
Mobile: 0777 563 0398
Or was Thatcher right all along?
Didn't most of them emigrate to Russia to pursue the proletarian dream there?
Scum the lot of them(their word).
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