Michael Laing (rock_dinosaur) wrote,
Michael Laing
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Anti-Poll Tax demonstration

Photos of the huge demonstration in Edinburgh against Maggie Thatcher's Poll Tax on 1st April, 1989, the date of its introduction in Scotland.


View from the east end of Princes Street, Edinburgh, back towards Waterloo Place during the Anti-Poll Tax demonstration, 1st April, 1989. I was somewhere around the middle of the march and the procession stretched back and forward as far as the eye could see.


View from Princes Street, Edinburgh, towards the Old Town during the Anti-Poll Tax demonstration, 1st April, 1989. The piper and his sidekick were a regular fixture in Princes Street at the time.


View up The Mound, Edinburgh, towards the Old Town during the Anti-Poll Tax demonstration, 1st April, 1989.
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