Make some noise for Orgreave demo
On October 31 2016 Amber Rudd, home secretary, made an announcement that sent shockwaves through the mining community – there was to be no enquiry into the violent policing at the Battle of Orgreave.
“We were flabbergasted,” said Joe Rollin, Unite organiser and chairperson for the Orgreave Truth and Justice Campaign.
“We had had meetings with Amber Rudd, she had made all the right noises and we really thought that we were getting the enquiry that the mining community deserves,” he added.
But for Joe the hardest pill to swallow was how drastically the home secretary missed the point.
Read the full article here: http://unitelive.org/we-wont-be-silenced/