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Grunwick factory dispute

Title
Grunwick factory dispute
Genre
News report; Speech
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1977
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Duration
00:01:28
Description
Report on a speech (including excerpt of speech) by Jayaben Desai at the Communist Party jubilee celebrations, calling for continuation of mass picketing at Grunwick where the 10-month labour dispute continues and blaming police for violent clashes. Also at the rally Scottish miners’ leader Mick McGahey challenged trade unions to join the picket. Reporter not identified (poss. Jill Lourie).
Contributors
Jill Lourie?; Jayaben Desai
Keywords
London; Trade unions; Strikes; Labour disputes; Police; Violence; Mick McGahey; Policing practice; Grunwick; Industrial plants; Strikes (events); Grunwick Strike (1976-1978)

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