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Miners gala boss: Tory MPs need police protection to come to my event

26 days ago   |   By The Spectator

Who should be able to celebrate Durham's proud legacy of mining? Maybe those who represent the miners' constituencies in Westminster?...
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Tory MPs warned to seek police PROTECTION if they attend traditional miners' gala after election win

Tory MPs warned to seek police PROTECTION if they attend traditional miners' gala after election win

26 days ago   |   By Daily Mail

Alan Mardghum, a former pitworker who now runs the annual Durham Miners' Gala, said he would 'rather be found dead in a ditch than invite them' to the July event.
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Tory MPs Vow To Attend Durham Miners Gala - Despite Claims They'll Need Police Protection

Tory MPs Vow To Attend Durham Miners Gala - Despite Claims They'll Need Police Protection

27 days ago   |   By Huffington Post

A row has erupted after the president of a former miners' union said he would “rather be found dead in a ditch” than invite newly-elected Tory MPs to its annual festival. But Conservative politicians have vowed to attend anyway - despite claims they will need police protection to do so - with one MP saying she would “see you there”. The Durham Miners Gala - one of the largest socialist festivals in Europe celebrating the area's coal mining heritage - is held every July and often welcomes political attendees. A bruising election result for Labour saw seven new Conservative MPs elected to...
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