HC Deb 18 July 1984 vol 64 c210W
40. Mr. Canavan

asked the Solicitor-General for Scotland how many people have been charged as a result of incidents arising from the miners' strike; and with what they have been charged.

The Solicitor-General for Scotland

According to the latest information available based on figures supplied by chief constables, as of 13 July 1984, 890 persons have been arrested and charged with offences arising out of the miners' strike. The majority have been charged with breach of the peace or obstruction of the police in the execution of their duty.