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  • Short Summary

    A ballot paper given to its members by the Miners' Federation of Great Britain.

  • Description

    In South Wales the majority of miners are in favour of a strike.

    Intertitle (a ballot paper): "MINERS' FEDERATION OF GREAT BRITAIN. Ballot Vote. In views of the refusal of the Government to concede the claims of the Miners' Federation of Great Britain for a reduction in the price of Domestic Coal by 14/2 per ton, and an advance in wages of 2/- per shift for members of 18 years and upwards, 1/- per shift for members from 16 to 18 years, and 9d per shift for members below 16 years of age - Are you in favour of Strike Action to secure these claims"?

    "For Strike, Against Strike. Please place your X according to you choice in the space provided ..."

    Note: There are no moving images used in this story - just a still of the ballot paper. For footage of the Welsh miners voting please refer to story - COAL CRISIS in G 701. AH 2000.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    212.31
    Media URN:
    21556
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    30/08/1920
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:11:00 / 01:35:33:00
    Canister:
    G 698

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