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How Dark is My Valley By Peter Hargreaves
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It's a history of the appalling treatment of the mining populations of the Dearne Valley in South Yorkshire. The criminal working conditions and exploitation of men, women and children in the mines... More > by wealthy mine owners and vindictive governments. Then tracing the history through the rise of the unions and the Labour Party. The abuse and slaughter of Valley men in WW1 by Field Marshall Haig and their participation in WW2 Autobiographical details to illustrate what life was like in the Valley. Miners' strikes and political fights between Margaret Thatcher and Arthur Scargill. The demise of the Labour Party and Thatcher's big error of judgement that caused a divided Britain. In short - the book opens up a window into a part of British history and a race of people that many in Britain would prefer to ignore.< Less
BRITAIN: a nation betrayed By Peter Hargreaves
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15 000 hospital beds closed since Labour.... ....came to power in 1997...... British policing among.... .....worst in the world............ Child and pensioner poverty increased.... .....after... More > Labour came to power in 1997.... Tony Blair’s contempt.... .....for British people.... Tony Blair.... ......went to war.... Under Labour.... .......pensioners were going bankrupt.... After Labour.... .......the ‘good times’ are over.... Britain was ‘3 hours’ away.... .......from going bust........< Less