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Grunwick factory dispute - Maurice Jones arrest

Title
Grunwick factory dispute - Maurice Jones arrest
Genre
News report; Speech
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1977
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Duration
00:02:46
Description
Report by Paul Woodley on Yorkshire Miner editor Maurice Jones’ court appearance and conditions of his release following his arrest as he re-entered the country from political asylum in East Germany. Statement read by his solicitor including thanks to police for their kind treatment at Wembley Police station. Jones had originally alleged police threats following his arrest at the Grunwick factory picketline.
Contributors
Paul Woodley
Keywords
London; Trade unions; Strikes; Labour disputes; Police; Policing practice; Asylum; Allegations; Grunwick; Maurice Jones; Industrial plants; Arrests; German DR; Police stations; Wembley; Strikes (events); Grunwick Strike (1976-1978)

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