British Universities Film & Video Council

moving image and sound, knowledge and access

British Rail talks with unions

Title
British Rail talks with unions
Genre
News report; Press conference
TX Date
21 Aug 1981
Year of production
1981
Play audio
To listen to the audio files, please log in.
Duration
00:03:37
Description
Report on the British Rail dispute. In an attempt to avoid strike action, British Rail and leaders of the workers’ unions have been holding talks on pay and productivity. With statements from Chairman of the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS), Patrick (Pat) Lowry; leader of the National Union of Railwaymen (NUR), Sid Weighell; General Secretary of the Associated Society of Locomotive Engineers and Firemen (ASLEF), Ray Buckton; BR personnel director Clifford (Cliff) Rose. Male reporter not identified.
Contributors
Ray Buckton; Sidney Weighell; Patrick Lowry; Clifford Rose
Keywords
Trade unions; Labour disputes; Wages; British Rail; ASLEF; NUR; Railways; ACAS; Arbitration; Industrial arbitration

Record Stats

This record has been viewed 153 times.