Fraud Allegations Against Arthur Scargill


Programme Catalogue - Details: Sound Archive19900306

BBC Programme Number: 50SX4975

Notes: CAIRS 504975


SBH:Report and ints. on allegations of financial irregularities involving the National Union of Mineworkers during the national strike of 1984/5. NUM Pres. Arthur Scargill accused of receiving money from Libya and Soviet Union and of using union money to pay off personal debts. Comment from Labour leader Neil Kinnock (calls for public enquiry) Mr Scargill ("I've never told you a lie") and Robert Maxwell (proprietor of Daily Mirror): challenged him to sue - "we're waiting... we haven't received it". From R4 2400 Hrs News.

NTS:Allegations had been published in Daily Mirror OTN:90NT10/372 TXN/TDT:R4 06-Mar-1990

Broadcast history

06 Mar 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)


Alison Rooper (rdr)

Neil Kinnock (Speaker)

Arthur Scargill (Speaker)

Robert Maxwell (Speaker)

Programme Catalogue - Station

Radio 4