Monday, May 16, 2005

Not the FOI headline Lord Falconer would have wanted.....

Interesting story in the Guardian today -Secret papers reveal Falconer role in breaking up NUM
"Labour's current lord chancellor, Charles Falconer, provided vital legal advice at the height of the miners' strike 20 years ago to enable the Thatcher government and the National Coal Board to assist the breakup of the National Union of Mineworkers, according to previously secret documents released to the Guardian."

Also see

Mole betrayed striking miners
Coal board panicked over Scargill libel

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