Battle of Orgreave inquiry a '˜priority' if Labour get into power

Labour will order a public inquiry into the so-called Battle of Orgreave, if the party wins the next General Election.

By The Newsroom
Wednesday, 26 September, 2018, 09:09
Diane Abbott speaks during the Labour Party's annual conference at the Arena and Convention Centre (ACC), in Liverpool. Picture: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

The Government has already ruled out an investigation into clashes between police officers and striking miners during the 1984 miners' strike.

She said: 'We want justice.

"We'll have open inquiries into Orgreave and into the blacklisting of trade unionists."