SUMMARY OF THE HIGH TIDE AND EBB TIDE OF THATCHERISM 1983-90

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CONFLICT WITH THE MINERS

  • it enhanced the divide between the newly affluent parts of the country which no longer lied on heavy industry for their jobs
  • it largely divided the north and south
  • harsh violence on tv fuelled the general view of lawlessness
  • gov carried out pit closures rapidly after strike
  • the failure of the miners gave heart to other employers in resisting workers demands
  • streghtened Thatcher's determination to see off other enemies as long as the gov kept its sense of determination and…

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