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David Gilroy Bevan on British Leyland

Title
David Gilroy Bevan on British Leyland
Genre
Interview
TX Date
29 May 1981
Year of production
1981
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Duration
00:04:06
Description
Interview with Conservative MP David Gilroy Bevan criticising the management of British Leyland, particularly Chairman Sir Michael Edwardes, for closing manufacturing plants and wasting money. And on a bail-out offer by a business consortium to save the plants and local jobs in the West Midlands. Male interviewer not identified.
Contributors
David Gilroy Bevan
Keywords
British Leyland; Cars; Car industry; Motor vehicle industry; Finance; Michael Edwardes; Industrial plants; Business people; Management; West Midlands; Solihull; Redundancies; Rover; Decision making

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