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Unemployed youths sitting in front of a demolished factory. Behind are the cooling towers of ICI Billingham, Stockton-on-Tees 1980 - John Sturrock - 10-10-1980
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10-10-1980 Unemployed youths sitting in front of a demolished factory. Behind are the cooling towers of ICI Billingham, Stockton-on-Tees 1980 © John Sturrock
DHSS Office during the recession in the 1980s, in Brixton, London. - John Sturrock - 09-03-1981
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09-03-1981 DHSS Office during the recession in the 1980s, in Brixton, London. © John Sturrock
Billboard welcoming new arrivals, Coventry, City of Skills and Opportunities as the recession leads to factory closures, railway station, Coventry 1981 - John Harris - 01-04-1981
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01-04-1981 Billboard welcoming new arrivals, Coventry, City of Skills and Opportunities as the recession leads to factory closures, railway station, Coventry 1981 © John Harris
Homeless man watching the wealthy arriving, Ascot Racecourse, 1981 - John Sturrock - 10-06-1981
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10-06-1981 Homeless man watching the wealthy arriving, Ascot Racecourse, 1981 © John Sturrock
Unemployed queuing for social security, Coventry 1981, as engineering factories close and jobs are lost - John Harris - 09-10-1981
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09-10-1981 Unemployed queuing for social security, Coventry 1981, as engineering factories close and jobs are lost © John Harris
Unemployed queuing for social security, Coventry 1981, as engineering factories close and jobs are lost - John Harris - 09-10-1981
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09-10-1981 Unemployed queuing for social security, Coventry 1981, as engineering factories close and jobs are lost © John Harris
Unemployed youth with doc martin boots and union jack badges Coventry 1982, shopping precinct as recession in manufacturing intensifies - John Harris - 30-03-1982
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30-03-1982 Unemployed youth with doc martin boots and union jack badges Coventry 1982, shopping precinct as recession in manufacturing intensifies © John Harris
Unemployed youth with doc martin boots and union jack badges Coventry 1982 shopping precinct as recession in manufacturing intensifies - John Harris - 30-03-1982
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30-03-1982 Unemployed youth with doc martin boots and union jack badges Coventry 1982 shopping precinct as recession in manufacturing intensifies © John Harris
Derelict homeless alcoholic Coventry shopping precinct 1982~... - John Harris - 30-03-1982
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30-03-1982 Derelict homeless alcoholic Coventry shopping precinct 1982~... © John Harris
Skinheads with doc martin boots and union jack badges hanging around Coventry shopping precinct 1982 as recession in manufacturing intensifies and unemployed youth are targeted by right wing political... - John Harris - 30-03-1982
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30-03-1982 Skinheads with doc martin boots and union jack badges hanging around Coventry shopping precinct 1982 as recession in manufacturing intensifies and unemployed youth are targeted by right wing political... © John Harris
Skin heads with doc martin boots and union jack badges hanging around Coventry shopping precinct 1982as recession in manufacturing intensifies and unemployed youth are targeted by right wing political... - John Harris - 30-03-1982
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30-03-1982 Skin heads with doc martin boots and union jack badges hanging around Coventry shopping precinct 1982as recession in manufacturing intensifies and unemployed youth are targeted by right wing political... © John Harris
Asian men sitting in Coventry shopping precinct 1982 whilst skin heads with doc martin boots and union jack badges gather nearby. The recession in manufacturing intensifies and unemployed youth are ta... - John Harris - 30-03-1982
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30-03-1982 Asian men sitting in Coventry shopping precinct 1982 whilst skin heads with doc martin boots and union jack badges gather nearby. The recession in manufacturing intensifies and unemployed youth are ta... © John Harris
Mother Father children and grandfather at home in Kirby, an area of high unemployment, poverty, multiple deprivation, dependency on welfare and poor housing. Liverpool 1986 - John Harris - 04-01-1986
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04-01-1986 Mother Father children and grandfather at home in Kirby, an area of high unemployment, poverty, multiple deprivation, dependency on welfare and poor housing. Liverpool 1986 © John Harris
Unemployment Office in Newcastle in 1986 - Stefano Cagnoni - 12-05-1986
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12-05-1986 Unemployment Office in Newcastle in 1986 © Stefano Cagnoni
Jarrow Crusade, a protest march against unemployment, that travelled from the Northern town of Jarrow to London, on route as they approached Bedford. - John Sturrock - 29-10-1986
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29-10-1986 Jarrow Crusade, a protest march against unemployment, that travelled from the Northern town of Jarrow to London, on route as they approached Bedford. © John Sturrock
Youth burning an armchair in front of a boarded up pub on the Kirby housing estate, an area of high unemployment, poverty, multiple deprivation and dependency on welfare Liverpool 1986 - John Harris - 03-11-1986
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03-11-1986 Youth burning an armchair in front of a boarded up pub on the Kirby housing estate, an area of high unemployment, poverty, multiple deprivation and dependency on welfare Liverpool 1986 © John Harris
Youth wandering across the demolished site of the KME factory, Kirkby, Liverpool 1986, an area of high unemployment, poverty, multiple deprivation and dependency on welfare. Much of the site is pollut... - John Harris - 03-11-1986
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03-11-1986 Youth wandering across the demolished site of the KME factory, Kirkby, Liverpool 1986, an area of high unemployment, poverty, multiple deprivation and dependency on welfare. Much of the site is pollut... © John Harris
Youth on the rubble of the demolished KME factory, Kirkby, Liverpool 1981 an area of high unemployment, poverty, multiple deprivation and dependency on welfare. Much of the site is polluted with toxic... - John Harris - 03-11-1986
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03-11-1986 Youth on the rubble of the demolished KME factory, Kirkby, Liverpool 1981 an area of high unemployment, poverty, multiple deprivation and dependency on welfare. Much of the site is polluted with toxic... © John Harris
Mother and children and claiments unemployment benefit office Kirby Liverpool 1986 An area of high unemployment, poverty, multiple deprivation and dependency on welfare - John Harris - 04-11-1986
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04-11-1986 Mother and children and claiments unemployment benefit office Kirby Liverpool 1986 An area of high unemployment, poverty, multiple deprivation and dependency on welfare © John Harris
Unemployed parents with child waiting at a DHSS benefit office Coventry as the recession intensifies 1982 - John Harris - 24-12-1986
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24-12-1986 Unemployed parents with child waiting at a DHSS benefit office Coventry as the recession intensifies 1982 © John Harris
Unemployed waiting at a DHSS benefit office Coventry as the recession intensifies 1982 - John Harris - 24-12-1986
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24-12-1986 Unemployed waiting at a DHSS benefit office Coventry as the recession intensifies 1982 © John Harris
Mental health Single women living alone in one room rented bedsit. Birmingham 1987. - John Harris - 09-03-1987
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09-03-1987 Mental health Single women living alone in one room rented bedsit. Birmingham 1987. © John Harris
Pensioners and the unemployed queueing to receive milk and butter from the Salvation Army distributing part of the E.E.C. intervention store surplus of 1.4 million tons of unsold subsidised butter cre... - John Harris - 12-03-1987
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12-03-1987 Pensioners and the unemployed queueing to receive milk and butter from the Salvation Army distributing part of the E.E.C. intervention store surplus of 1.4 million tons of unsold subsidised butter cre... © John Harris
Homeless man mooching, trying to find edible food discarded by market traders at the end of the day to supplement their low income. The Bull Ring Shopping Centre Birmingham 1987 - John Harris - 12-03-1987
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12-03-1987 Homeless man mooching, trying to find edible food discarded by market traders at the end of the day to supplement their low income. The Bull Ring Shopping Centre Birmingham 1987 © John Harris
Factory being demolished Aston Birmingham 1987. Once a thriving industrial area male unemployment now risen to 43 - John Harris - 12-03-1987
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12-03-1987 Factory being demolished Aston Birmingham 1987. Once a thriving industrial area male unemployment now risen to 43 © John Harris
Unemployed women looking for Hotel and Catering work in Job Centre, Sparkbrook, Birmingham - John Harris - 25-03-1987
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25-03-1987 Unemployed women looking for Hotel and Catering work in Job Centre, Sparkbrook, Birmingham © John Harris
Unemployed looking for work in Job Centre, Sparkbrook, Birmingham - John Harris - 25-03-1987
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25-03-1987 Unemployed looking for work in Job Centre, Sparkbrook, Birmingham © John Harris
Unemployed youth looking for a job. Job Centre Sparkhill, Birmingham - John Harris - 26-03-1987
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26-03-1987 Unemployed youth looking for a job. Job Centre Sparkhill, Birmingham © John Harris
Unemployed man watching TV in public house, many are able to find employment even on a irregular basis. Sparkhill Birmingham an inner city area of high unemployment and multiple deprivation 1988 - John Harris - 09-02-1988
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09-02-1988 Unemployed man watching TV in public house, many are able to find employment even on a irregular basis. Sparkhill Birmingham an inner city area of high unemployment and multiple deprivation 1988 © John Harris
run down housing estate with many homes boarded up to prevent vandalism Maryport Cumbria 18.3.88 - Stefano Cagnoni - 18-03-1988
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18-03-1988 run down housing estate with many homes boarded up to prevent vandalism Maryport Cumbria 18.3.88 © Stefano Cagnoni
boarded-up shops & homes Benchill Manchester 25.3.88 - Stefano Cagnoni - 25-03-1988
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25-03-1988 boarded-up shops & homes Benchill Manchester 25.3.88 © Stefano Cagnoni
Mobile Unemployment Benefit Office in the midlands, 1988. .... - John Harris - 05-05-1988
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05-05-1988 Mobile Unemployment Benefit Office in the midlands, 1988. .... © John Harris
Mother with children in Handsworth Birmingham, an urban area with a high proportion of ethnic minorities and multiple deprivation : poverty and poor housing etc - John Harris - 30-03-1989
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30-03-1989 Mother with children in Handsworth Birmingham, an urban area with a high proportion of ethnic minorities and multiple deprivation : poverty and poor housing etc © John Harris
Mother and children crossing the road Penrhiwceiber, Cynon valley an area of low family income, poor housing and deprivation. South Wales 1989 - John Harris - 21-02-1989
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21-02-1989 Mother and children crossing the road Penrhiwceiber, Cynon valley an area of low family income, poor housing and deprivation. South Wales 1989 © John Harris
Striking Land Rover workers collect their strike pay of 20 per week and receive advice on social security from Trade Council Unemployment Centre staff in Solihull, West Midlands, 1988. - John Harris - 21-03-1988
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21-03-1988 Striking Land Rover workers collect their strike pay of 20 per week and receive advice on social security from Trade Council Unemployment Centre staff in Solihull, West Midlands, 1988. © John Harris
Unemployed at a DHSS benefit office Coventry during recession in manufacturing 1987 - John Harris - 24-10-1987
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24-10-1987 Unemployed at a DHSS benefit office Coventry during recession in manufacturing 1987 © John Harris
Lord David Young, Conservative Party pre election press conference policy statement. - Philip Wolmuth - 01-06-1987
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01-06-1987 Lord David Young, Conservative Party pre election press conference policy statement. © Philip Wolmuth
1987 Birmingham. Pupils passing a factory being demolished as they walk home from Secondary school, Aston once a thriving industrial area - John Harris - 26-03-1987
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26-03-1987 1987 Birmingham. Pupils passing a factory being demolished as they walk home from Secondary school, Aston once a thriving industrial area © John Harris
Factory being demolished Aston Birmingham 1987. Once a thriving industrial area male unemployment now risen to 43 - John Harris - 26-03-1987
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26-03-1987 Factory being demolished Aston Birmingham 1987. Once a thriving industrial area male unemployment now risen to 43 © John Harris
Unemployed looking for a job. Job Centre Sparkhill, Birmingham, where the only jobs on advertised are low paid and often part time. - John Harris - 26-03-1987
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26-03-1987 Unemployed looking for a job. Job Centre Sparkhill, Birmingham, where the only jobs on advertised are low paid and often part time. © John Harris
Pensioners and the unemployed queueing to receive milk and butter from the Salvation Army distributing part of the E.E.C. intervention store surplus of 1.4 million ton of unsold subsidised butter crea... - John Harris - 12-03-1987
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12-03-1987 Pensioners and the unemployed queueing to receive milk and butter from the Salvation Army distributing part of the E.E.C. intervention store surplus of 1.4 million ton of unsold subsidised butter crea... © John Harris
Pensioners and the unemployed queueing to receive milk and butter from the Salvation Army distributing part of the E.E.C. intervention store surplus of 1.4 million ton of unsold subsidised butter crea... - John Harris - 12-03-1987
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12-03-1987 Pensioners and the unemployed queueing to receive milk and butter from the Salvation Army distributing part of the E.E.C. intervention store surplus of 1.4 million ton of unsold subsidised butter crea... © John Harris
Pensioners and the unemployed queueing to receive milk and butter from the Salvation Army distributing part of the E.E.C. intervention store surplus of 1.4 million ton of unsold subsidised butter crea... - John Harris - 12-03-1987
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12-03-1987 Pensioners and the unemployed queueing to receive milk and butter from the Salvation Army distributing part of the E.E.C. intervention store surplus of 1.4 million ton of unsold subsidised butter crea... © John Harris
Unemployed parents with child waiting at a DHSS benefit office Coventry as the recession intensifies 1982 - John Harris - 24-12-1986
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24-12-1986 Unemployed parents with child waiting at a DHSS benefit office Coventry as the recession intensifies 1982 © John Harris
Unemployed parents with child waiting at a DHSS benefit office Coventry as the recession intensifies 1982 - John Harris - 24-12-1986
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24-12-1986 Unemployed parents with child waiting at a DHSS benefit office Coventry as the recession intensifies 1982 © John Harris
1983: You've either got it, or you haven't. A man walks past an advertising hoarding on the Harrow Road, West London. - Philip Wolmuth - 10-08-1983
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10-08-1983 1983: You've either got it, or you haven't. A man walks past an advertising hoarding on the Harrow Road, West London. © Philip Wolmuth
Peoples March for Jobs rally London 1983 - John Harris - 05-06-1983
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05-06-1983 Peoples March for Jobs rally London 1983 © John Harris
FBU trade union banners with the Peoples March for Jobs protest as it arrival in London 1983 - Stefano Cagnoni - 05-06-1983
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05-06-1983 FBU trade union banners with the Peoples March for Jobs protest as it arrival in London 1983 © Stefano Cagnoni
Peoples March for Jobs taking a break with tired feet, West Midlands 1983 - John Harris - 02-06-1983
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02-06-1983 Peoples March for Jobs taking a break with tired feet, West Midlands 1983 © John Harris
The Peoples March For Jobs is greeted enthusiastically by supporters just before crossing the border from Scotland into England at Gretna Green 1983 - Rick Matthews - 29-04-1983
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29-04-1983 The Peoples March For Jobs is greeted enthusiastically by supporters just before crossing the border from Scotland into England at Gretna Green 1983 © Rick Matthews
The Peoples March for Jobs, marching south from Glasgow, Scotland 1983 - John Sturrock - 20-04-1983
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20-04-1983 The Peoples March for Jobs, marching south from Glasgow, Scotland 1983 © John Sturrock
The Peoples March for Jobs passing through Bristol, 1983 - Stefano Cagnoni - 17-04-1983
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17-04-1983 The Peoples March for Jobs passing through Bristol, 1983 © Stefano Cagnoni
The Peoples March for Jobs passes through Bristol 1983 - Stefano Cagnoni - 17-04-1983
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17-04-1983 The Peoples March for Jobs passes through Bristol 1983 © Stefano Cagnoni
Engineering workers occupying Firth Derihon factory against redundancies Sheffield Yorkshire 1983. Unemployment does not pay OK - John Sturrock - 07-04-1983
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07-04-1983 Engineering workers occupying Firth Derihon factory against redundancies Sheffield Yorkshire 1983. Unemployment does not pay OK © John Sturrock
Steelworkers and Peoples March for Jobs protest at closure of steel industry, Cutlers Feast Sheffield 1983, a dinner joined by the steel owners. Jobs are lost as the steelworks are demolished - John Harris - 01-04-1983
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01-04-1983 Steelworkers and Peoples March for Jobs protest at closure of steel industry, Cutlers Feast Sheffield 1983, a dinner joined by the steel owners. Jobs are lost as the steelworks are demolished © John Harris
Cutlers Feast a dinner joined by the steel owners and managers whilst steelworkers join Peoples March for Jobs activists to protest at closure of steel industry outside Sheffield 1983 - John Harris - 01-04-1983
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01-04-1983 Cutlers Feast a dinner joined by the steel owners and managers whilst steelworkers join Peoples March for Jobs activists to protest at closure of steel industry outside Sheffield 1983 © John Harris
Workers going to work on their bikes, British Leyland Cowley, Oxford. No Vacancies sign. - John Sturrock - 30-03-1983
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30-03-1983 Workers going to work on their bikes, British Leyland Cowley, Oxford. No Vacancies sign. © John Sturrock
The Peoples March for Jobs walking south between Glasgow and Kilmarnock, Scotland 1983 - John Sturrock - 10-03-1983
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10-03-1983 The Peoples March for Jobs walking south between Glasgow and Kilmarnock, Scotland 1983 © John Sturrock
Unemployed parents with child waiting at a DHSS benefit office Coventry as the recession intensifies 1982 - John Harris - 24-12-1982
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24-12-1982 Unemployed parents with child waiting at a DHSS benefit office Coventry as the recession intensifies 1982 © John Harris
Rally In Swindon against threatened closure of sections of the rail industry, British Rail Engineering Limited (BREL) with a consequent loss of jobs and an increase in local unemployment. - Stefano Cagnoni - 07-05-1982
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07-05-1982 Rally In Swindon against threatened closure of sections of the rail industry, British Rail Engineering Limited (BREL) with a consequent loss of jobs and an increase in local unemployment. © Stefano Cagnoni
Workers from the British Rail Works at Horwich, near Bolton, demonstrate against planned closure of their yard with the loss of 1200 jobs, 1982. - John Smith - 26-04-1982
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26-04-1982 Workers from the British Rail Works at Horwich, near Bolton, demonstrate against planned closure of their yard with the loss of 1200 jobs, 1982. © John Smith
Waiting, employment Exchange, Battersea, London - John Sturrock - 20-04-1982
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20-04-1982 Waiting, employment Exchange, Battersea, London © John Sturrock
Children playing amongst the decaying housing on an inner city estate in Toxteth Liverpool an area of multiple deprivation high unemployment high crime rate dependency on welfare and low incomes with... - John Harris - 28-07-1981
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28-07-1981 Children playing amongst the decaying housing on an inner city estate in Toxteth Liverpool an area of multiple deprivation high unemployment high crime rate dependency on welfare and low incomes with... © John Harris
Disabled pensioner on crumbling housing estate Toxteth, Liverpool 1981, an area of high unemployment multiple deprivation poor health and high dependency on welfare - John Harris - 26-07-1981
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26-07-1981 Disabled pensioner on crumbling housing estate Toxteth, Liverpool 1981, an area of high unemployment multiple deprivation poor health and high dependency on welfare © John Harris
Couple enjoying a drink, Toxteth Liverpool an area of high unemployment multiple deprivation and dependency on welfare 1981 - John Harris - 24-07-1981
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24-07-1981 Couple enjoying a drink, Toxteth Liverpool an area of high unemployment multiple deprivation and dependency on welfare 1981 © John Harris
Couple enjoying a drink, Toxteth Liverpool an area of high unemployment multiple deprivation and dependency on welfare 1981 - John Harris - 24-07-1981
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24-07-1981 Couple enjoying a drink, Toxteth Liverpool an area of high unemployment multiple deprivation and dependency on welfare 1981 © John Harris
Crowds in the centre of Coventry to greeting The Peoples March for Jobs 1983 - John Sturrock - 20-05-1981
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20-05-1981 Crowds in the centre of Coventry to greeting The Peoples March for Jobs 1983 © John Sturrock
The Peoples March for Jobs leaving Liverpool, 1983 - John Sturrock - 01-05-1981
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01-05-1981 The Peoples March for Jobs leaving Liverpool, 1983 © John Sturrock
YTS trainee metalworking, Massey Ferguson factory, Banner Lane, Coventry 1983 - John Harris - 30-04-1983
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30-04-1983 YTS trainee metalworking, Massey Ferguson factory, Banner Lane, Coventry 1983 © John Harris
Corby steelworks railhead, as the plant is closed down. Gasometer still has a slogan from the steel strike- All Out. - John Harris - 20-10-1980
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20-10-1980 Corby steelworks railhead, as the plant is closed down. Gasometer still has a slogan from the steel strike- All Out. © John Harris
Corby, Northamtonshire, 1982 closure of most of the steelworks resulted in a 30% unemployment rate in the town - Peter Arkell - 13-12-1982
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13-12-1982 Corby, Northamtonshire, 1982 closure of most of the steelworks resulted in a 30% unemployment rate in the town © Peter Arkell
Corby, Northamtonshire, 1982 Graffiti on a railway bridge: Unemployment kills so sack Thatcher, closure of most of the steelworks resulted in a 30% unemployment rate in the town. - Peter Arkell - 13-12-1982
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13-12-1982 Corby, Northamtonshire, 1982 Graffiti on a railway bridge: Unemployment kills so sack Thatcher, closure of most of the steelworks resulted in a 30% unemployment rate in the town. © Peter Arkell
Corby, Northamtonshire, 1982 BSC walking dragline machine for quarrying iron ore lying derelict near the steelworks after most of the works were shut down - Peter Arkell - 13-12-1982
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13-12-1982 Corby, Northamtonshire, 1982 BSC walking dragline machine for quarrying iron ore lying derelict near the steelworks after most of the works were shut down © Peter Arkell
Youth, Corby, Northamptonshire, 1982, facing an uncertain future after the closure of most of the steelworks of the town and with an unemployment rate of 30% - Peter Arkell - 13-12-1982
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13-12-1982 Youth, Corby, Northamptonshire, 1982, facing an uncertain future after the closure of most of the steelworks of the town and with an unemployment rate of 30% © Peter Arkell
NGA dispute with the Wolverhampton Express and Star 1985 over new technology and working practices, protest North Derbyshire WAG, Labour Party and NUM banners. The Newspaper Society launched: Project... - NLA - 06-07-1985
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06-07-1985 NGA dispute with the Wolverhampton Express and Star 1985 over new technology and working practices, protest North Derbyshire WAG, Labour Party and NUM banners. The Newspaper Society launched: Project... © NLA
Jack Young, with mass unemployment figures displayed on his house, East Kent 1985 - NLA - 30-04-1985
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30-04-1985 Jack Young, with mass unemployment figures displayed on his house, East Kent 1985 © NLA
Demonstration against Workfare, working for unemployment benefit, Sheffield 1988 - John Harris - 16-06-1988
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16-06-1988 Demonstration against Workfare, working for unemployment benefit, Sheffield 1988 © John Harris
Day of action against the closure of British Rail workshops, Derby 1984 - NLA - 10-08-1984
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10-08-1984 Day of action against the closure of British Rail workshops, Derby 1984 © NLA
Youth on bicycles, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent, 1983. Derelict building with CND graffiti Fall Out With Thatcher - Katalin Arkell - 10-04-1983
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10-04-1983 Youth on bicycles, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent, 1983. Derelict building with CND graffiti Fall Out With Thatcher © Katalin Arkell
Gerald Scarfe exhibition, The Royal Festival Hall London 1983 with a statue of Margaret Thatcher, The Tomb of the Unemployed - NLA - 10-03-1983
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10-03-1983 Gerald Scarfe exhibition, The Royal Festival Hall London 1983 with a statue of Margaret Thatcher, The Tomb of the Unemployed © NLA
Gerald Scarfe exhibition, The Royal Festival Hall London 1983 with a statue of Margaret Thatcher, The Tomb of the Unemployed - NLA - 10-03-1983
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10-03-1983 Gerald Scarfe exhibition, The Royal Festival Hall London 1983 with a statue of Margaret Thatcher, The Tomb of the Unemployed © NLA
Shildon British Rail engineering workers (BREL) protest against closure London 1982 The factory closed in 1984 with the loss of 2,600 jobs, 85% of the male manufacturing jobs in the town - NLA - 25-05-1982
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25-05-1982 Shildon British Rail engineering workers (BREL) protest against closure London 1982 The factory closed in 1984 with the loss of 2,600 jobs, 85% of the male manufacturing jobs in the town © NLA
Shildon British Rail engineering workers (BREL) protest against closure London 1982 The factory closed in 1984 with the loss of 2,600 jobs, 85% of the male manufacturing jobs in the town - NLA - 25-05-1982
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25-05-1982 Shildon British Rail engineering workers (BREL) protest against closure London 1982 The factory closed in 1984 with the loss of 2,600 jobs, 85% of the male manufacturing jobs in the town © NLA
Mass meeting against closure of British Rail workshops, Horwich, Bolton, Lancashire 1982 - Peter Arkell - 06-05-1982
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06-05-1982 Mass meeting against closure of British Rail workshops, Horwich, Bolton, Lancashire 1982 © Peter Arkell
Valerie Wise, Ken Livingstone, John McDonnell, Charlie Ross and Michael Ward 1982 GLC councillors display their banner with the unemoployment figures at the top of County Hall opposite Parliament - NLA - 08-01-1982
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08-01-1982 Valerie Wise, Ken Livingstone, John McDonnell, Charlie Ross and Michael Ward 1982 GLC councillors display their banner with the unemoployment figures at the top of County Hall opposite Parliament © NLA
Jarrow marchers set off from Jarrow to London 1981 in the footsteps of the famous Jarrow March of 1936, to highlight unemployment and the collapse of industry in the town. Michael Foot MP (C) - NLA - 31-10-1981
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31-10-1981 Jarrow marchers set off from Jarrow to London 1981 in the footsteps of the famous Jarrow March of 1936, to highlight unemployment and the collapse of industry in the town. Michael Foot MP (C) © NLA
Arthur Scargill NUM speaking Peoples March for Jobs rally 1981, Trafalgar Square, London - Ian McIntosh - 01-06-1981
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01-06-1981 Arthur Scargill NUM speaking Peoples March for Jobs rally 1981, Trafalgar Square, London © Ian McIntosh
Huge protest against unemployment, Glasgow 1981 - NLA - 21-02-1981
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21-02-1981 Huge protest against unemployment, Glasgow 1981 © NLA
Mass march through Liverpool in protest at Thatcherism, job losses etc. - Peter Arkell - 29-11-1980
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29-11-1980 Mass march through Liverpool in protest at Thatcherism, job losses etc. © Peter Arkell
Work not dole 1986 As British shipbuilders announce closure of Smiths Dock, Teesside the workforce protest, Smiths Dock, Middlesbrough - John Sturrock - 16-05-1986
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16-05-1986 Work not dole 1986 As British shipbuilders announce closure of Smiths Dock, Teesside the workforce protest, Smiths Dock, Middlesbrough © John Sturrock
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