Battle of Orgreave
How easy would it have been for Thatcher to dominate the reporting of the dispute had it happened today? Would the 'Battle of Orgreave' ended the same way if onlookers and miners alike were connected to Twitter, Messenger and BBM?
Tories are only too willing to tolerate police corruption, so long as it's people they don't like who are the victims.
Elected Police and Crime Commissioners? Don't Be Fooled, This Isn't About Devolving Power to Local Communities
The idea that this is a genuine exercise in localism just simply isn't credible, because the coalition is only interested in devolving power to two sectors: the private and the voluntary. If you want to know what Cameron and Osborne really think of local government, go and count the number of empty offices at council buildings across the land.
Labour will today call for powers to compel police officers to give evidence to an inquiry into the alleged Hillsborough