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Ex-Hem Heath miner: “Throw Thatcher down a mine shaft”

| April 9, 2013 | 0 Comments
Ex-Hem Heath miner: “Throw Thatcher down a mine shaft”

A former NUM official in Stoke-on-Trent says the best funeral for Margaret Thatcher would be to throw her down a mine shaft.

John Connon, who worked at Hem Heath Colliery in Blurton, was branch president of the union during the miners strike and later became Midlands area president.

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