Arthur Scargill

Arthur Scargill

Born: January 11, 1938

Nationality: British

Occupation: Politician

Biography: Arthur Scargill is a British politician and trade unionist who was president of the National Union of Mineworkers from 1982 to 2002, leading 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, which he founded in 1996.