Well, its been a few years since I last signed on for Job Seekers Allowance, but the surreal situation I find myself in obliged me to do so again today. 1,419 more words
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A letter to my MP:-
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I write to urge you to support the setting up of a Public Inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the Orgreave clash between miners and police (in the context of a long-running dispute embroiling the mining industry in 1984-85), following the Independent Police Complaints Commission (“IPCC”) decision today not to investigate police behaviour at Orgreave.
As someone who has personally put time and effort into erasing the stereotype that people in Howell are racist rednecks with little patience for anything that they consider to be different, I debated over whether or not I wanted to grapple with this issue on my blog. 1,468 more words