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TUC conference-Len Murray’s speech

Title
TUC conference-Len Murray’s speech
Genre
News report; Speech
TX Date
5 Oct 1979
Year of production
1979
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Duration
00:02:57
Description
? White reports on TUC General Secretary Len Murray’s speech at the TUC conference (with excerpts). Murray expresses scorn for the Government’s new Tax and Prices Index (TPI); voices the General Council’s determination to fight spending cuts; and declares it the union’s right to defend its members effectively. Conservative economic policy, he believes, is threatening industrial collapse.
Contributors
Len Murray; ? White
Keywords
Trade unions; Government; Labour disputes; TUC; Cost reduction; Labour relations; Conservative Party; Conferences; Economic policy; Public expenditure

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