Nobody wishes to see a reprisal of the Miner’s Strike and the troubled times of the Police State back in the 1980’s. However this view is obviously not shared by either Rishi Sunak nor Liz Truss who both said that they would ban and outlaw Strike Action if elected to the office of Britain’s next Prime Minister.
Sunak and Truss yearn to be the next prime minister and to impose a Police State similar to 1980’s Britain and the era of the ‘Miner’s Strike’
Whether or not this was an off the cuff remark or whether it is actually a policy that they wishing and willing to pursue was not explored in this week’s televised TV debate debate from which they came. It does suggest that this government, even though not elected on such a mandate, is likely to be an authoritarian government irrespective of who wins the leadership battle to become Britain’s next Prime Minister, and is likely to be recruiting the police force into limiting free speech and strike action. Should we be worried and concerned? Well you’re damn right that we should be! This government was not elected on such a mandate to limit the freedoms of speech and actions that we currently enjoy and or employ to ensure that we can get a fair deal and are not left open to exploitation.