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TUC urges newspaper boycott

Title
TUC urges newspaper boycott
Genre
News report; Interview; Press conference
TX Date
29 Jan 1986
Year of production
1986
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Duration
00:02:29
Description
Mark Mardell reports on electricians’ union leader Eric Hammond’s visit to the Trades Union Congress, during which he was jeered and booed by striking printworkers. Tony Dubbins of the NGA says throwing the Electrical, Electronic, Telecommunications and Plumbing Union (EETPU) out of the TUC would help the situation. SOGAT 82’s Brenda Dean says newspaper distribution is not getting any better. (In context of printers’ dispute at News International at Wapping).
Contributors
Mark Mardell; Tony Dubbins; Brenda Dean
Keywords
Trade unions; Strikes; Labour disputes; Newspapers; TUC; The Times; Demonstrations; NGA; Electricians; Rupert Murdoch; EETPU; Wapping; News International; Printers; SOGAT 82; Eric Hammond; Sun (newspaper)

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