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Coal industry cost cutting

Title
Coal industry cost cutting
Genre
Interview
TX Date
22 Jan 1992
Year of production
1992
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Duration
00:00:26
Description
Energy Minister David Heathcoat-Amory defends the redundancies which will have to be made in the British coal industry, claiming for the pits to become profitable there must be cutbacks and hints at a possible privatisation of the industry. Around 1100 jobs are to go in 4 Yorkshire pits in the latest British Coal cutbacks.
Contributors
David Heathcoat-Amory
Keywords
Cost reduction; Miners; Yorkshire; Unemployment; Employment; Privatization; Coal industry; Coal miners; Public ownership; British Coal; Redundancies

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