Welsh miners cast their votes in a strike ballot, they are demanding a reduction in the price of coal.
Intertitle: "COAL CRISIS. Miners Ballot scenes in South Wales, where the majority are in favour of a strike".
M/S of miners outside the colliery placing their votes into the ballot box.
Still / Intertitle: "MINERS' FEDERATION OF GREAT BRITAIN. Ballot Vote. In view of the refusal of the Government to concede the claims of the Miners' Federation of Great Britain for a reduction in the price of Domestic Coal ... "
More shots of miners voting. M/S of a group of miners posing by a coal cart at the entrance to the mine - they all wear flat caps and have coal dust on their faces - they have obviously just finished a day down the pit. M/S of miners chatting and smoking gathered around the colliery lift wheel.
Note: The still of the ballot paper is used in story - MINERS VOTE -in G 698. AH 2000.