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British Leyland sell-off deadline

Title
British Leyland sell-off deadline
Genre
News report; Speech; Parliamentary debate
TX Date
19 Feb 1986
Year of production
1986
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Duration
00:03:14
Description
Report on the sale of the Leyland motor companies. Michael Heseltine MP urges Industry Secretary Paul Channon to allow more time for decision-making on the British Leyland sell-off. Labour Trade and Industry spokesman John Smith also challenges the March 4th deadline. Channon accuses those whom he sees as troublemakers as anti-American. Conservative MP, Anthony Beaumont-Dark and Liberal leader David Steel also express concern. Male reporter not identified.
Contributors
David Steel; Michael Heseltine; Anthony Beaumont-Dark; John Smith; Paul Channon
Keywords
Government; UK; British Leyland; International relations; Car industry; Motor vehicle industry; Privatization; US; Land Rover; General Motors; Leyland Truck; Aveling Barford

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