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Sid Weighell on railway cuts

Title
Sid Weighell on railway cuts
Genre
Interview
TX Date
13 Dec 1975
Year of production
1975
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Duration
00:03:02
Description
Interview with National Union of Railwaymen leader Sid Weighell, on Environment Secretary Anthony Crosland and the Labour Government’s proposed cuts in expenditure leading to the possible closure of a number of railway lines. Industrial action may follow, if the protests against the closures fail. Male interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Sidney Weighell
Keywords
Budgets; Government; Labour disputes; Cost reduction; Labour relations; NUR; Railways

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