For those who missed it, here’s the speech I gave at Banners Held High today.
I want to rehearse some history, history familiar to everyone here, history showing a remarkable similarity between the miners’ battle with the Tory government in 1926 and in 1984. I want to do this as a way to analyse the true role of the BBC. And why that is politically important.
In 1925 there were 1.2 million miners;