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Michael Edwardes plans to save British Leyland

Title
Michael Edwardes plans to save British Leyland
Genre
News report; Press conference
TX Date
1 Feb 1978
Year of production
1978
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Duration
00:02:01
Description
Report on new Chairman Michael Edwardes addressing British Leyland’s shop stewards on how he hopes to save the company including losing jobs and restructuing the company. Includes a press conference by Edwardes and TGWU union shop steward leader Eddie McGarry. Male reporter not identified (surname Armstrong - poss. John Armstrong?).
Contributors
Michael Edwardes; Eddie McGarry; John? Armstrong
Keywords
Trade unions; TGWU; Cost reduction; British Leyland; Car industry; Motor vehicle industry; Motor vehicle industry workers; Employment; Organizational change; Shop stewards

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