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How mining communities inspired Paul Heaton

Paul Heaton, former singer in the Housemartins and the Beautiful South, tells how the Miners’ Strike influenced him.

The Miners’ Strike taught me a lot about politics, about class and solidarity. The people at Hatfield Main, the men and the women on the picket line, inspired me. I took their politics and took their dignity with me wherever I went.

Read more on page 4 of Hope Not Hate here: Rotherham-TABLOID-2015-04