Arthur Scargill helped by ambulance men, Orgreave, Sheffield, May 1984.
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'Scargill is helped away by ambulance men after an incident at Orgreave when he alleged he was attacked by police.' A number of confrontations between riot police and striking miners occured during May and June of 1984 at the British Steel coking plant at Orgreave, near Sheffield, South Yorkshire. National Union of Mineworkers' (NUM) General Secretary Arthur Scargill is seen here after one such confrontation. Photograph by Neville Pyne.