VIDEO: Arthur Scargill returns to Orgreave site

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Former union leader Arthur Scargill has returned to a South Yorkshire coke works 30 years after the bloodiest clash of the miners’ strike.

In a YouTube video, the former President of the NUM talks about the day ‘Holy Hell was let loose’ and he was knocked unconscious.

Arthur Scargill in the YouTube video at Orgreave

Arthur Scargill in the YouTube video at Orgreave

Mr Scargill was one of 93 people arrested in June 1984, after a confrontation at a British Steel plant in Rotherham between 10,000 striking miners and 5,000 police officers.

 

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