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Thatcher 'misled' over pit closures, Labour claims

The late Margaret Thatcher's government "misled the public" about pit closure plans during the miners' strike, according to Labour motion passed in the House of Commons, without government opposition.

But some Conservatives accuse the Labour party of rewriting history and have called for more focus on the future of coal mining communities.

BBC Wales political reporter James Williams has more.

  • 29 Oct 2014
  • From the section Wales
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