BirthdayJanuary 11, 1938

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Arthur Scargill

    Full name: Arthur Scargill
    Also known as: Arthur Scargill, Scargill, Arthur
    Professions: British trade unionist
    Work: President of the Yorkshire Area of the National Union of Mineworkers
    Occupation: Former General Secretary of the National Union of Mineworkers

  2. Arthur Scargill Biography

    Arthur Scargill (born 11 January 1938) is a British politician and trade unionist who was president of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) from 1982 to 2002. Joining the NUM at the age of 19 in 1957, he became one of its leading cadres in the late 1960s. In 1973, he was instrumental in organising the miners' strike that toppled Edward Heath's Conservative Government in March 1974. A decade later, he led the union through the 1984–85 miners' strike, a key event in British labour and political history.A former Labour Party member, he is now the leader of the Socialist Labour Party (SLP), which he founded in 1996.

  3. Arthur Scargill Family

    Spouse: Anne Harper

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