Miner's strike policing in Scotland to be reviewed
An independent review of the impact of policing on communities during the miner's strike has been set up by the Scottish government.
Many Scottish communities were caught up in the nationwide industrial action in 1984 and 1985.
Justice Secretary Michael Matheson told MSPs that the probe was not anti-police but that it was "high time" that what communities endured was understood.
John Scott QC will lead the review, and will report back to ministers in 2019.
He will be assisted by an advisory panel including former MP and MSP Dennis Canavan, former assistant chief constable Kate... read more
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