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Labour conference - Wage policy rejected

Title
Labour conference - Wage policy rejected
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
2 Oct 1978
Year of production
1978
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Duration
00:02:32
Description
Report on the Labour Party conference in Blackpool voting against Prime Minister and party leader James Callaghan’s five percent wage policy and reaction to the vote result. With comment from General Secretary of the TGWU union, Moss Evans; Conservative MP, George Gardiner; General Secretary of the Municipal Workers Union, David Basnett (whose union abstained from the vote). Report by Prue Keely.
Contributors
Moss Evans; David Basnett; Prue Keely; George Gardiner
Keywords
Trade unions; Labour Party; TGWU; Wages; Inflation; Wage policy; TUC; Political conferences; James Callaghan; Political parties; Conferences; Collective bargaining; Blackpool

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