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Roy Buckton on Thatcher and trade unions

Title
Roy Buckton on Thatcher and trade unions
Genre
Interview
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1977
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Duration
00:03:40
Description
Interview with ASLEF general secretary Ray Buckton on his reaction to Conservative leader Margaret Thatcher’s idea for a referendum on trade unions. He speaks about Thatcher’s lack of understanding of industry - there being too much government interference in the unions - and the miners strikes and the previous Conservative government.
Contributors
Ray Buckton
Keywords
Trade unions; Margaret Thatcher; Referenda; ASLEF; Conservative Party

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