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Car and shipbuilding disputes

Title
Car and shipbuilding disputes
Genre
News report; Interview; Speech; Parliamentary debate
TX Date
31 Mar 1983
Year of production
1983
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Duration
00:02:17
Description
Report on a strike at British Leyland’s Cowley plant and a settlement at the Ford Halewood factory agreed between unions and management via ACAS. Also report from a British Shipbuilders dispute in Newcastle. Speaking are: Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher; shipbuilders’ union negotiator Jim Murray. Male reporter not identified.
Contributors
Margaret Thatcher; Jim Murray
Keywords
Companies; Trade unions; Strikes; Labour disputes; British Leyland; Car industry; Motor vehicle industry; Motor vehicle industry workers; ACAS; Industrial arbitration; Shipbuilding industry; Newcastle; Shipbuilders; Industrial plants; Ford; Cowley

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