Nick Griffin, MEP, is supporting calls for an inquiry into the policing of the 1984-85 miners strike. In a battle over pit closures over 11,000 miners and their supporters were arrested. Nearly three decades later many remain justly angry at the treatment meted out to them by the police.
Right now should be the time when those who have spent the last few years campaigning against the European Union were enjoying the bittersweet smell of political and economicl vindication. Instead, the past few weeks have been the worst for mainstream Eurosceptics in years.
Prime Minister David Cameron will spell out plans to dilute Britain's membership in the European Union on Friday (18 January) in the Netherlands, a move that could reshape its role in the world, upset some of the premier's allies and decide his government's fate.
Nick has recently had requests from family members of those suffering Sudden Adult Death Syndrome who are promoting a petition for emergency defibrillator units in every school and public building.