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8 Apr 1975
DAILY MIRROR By Robert Head A big personal worry hangs over 150 top executives in British Leyland — apart from their other problems....
8 Apr 1979
DAILY EXPRESS Meanwhile all British Leyland's factories will open tomorrow in an attempt to carry on as normal despite the move by...
7 Apr 1959
All 200 employees in the Standard Motor Company's spares department at the Maudslay Road factory, Coventry, went on strike this afternoon...
7 Apr 1962
Austin Strike Ends On Monday FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT BIRMINGHAM, APRIL 6 After meetings between managements and unions of the British...
7 Apr 1972
By Clifford Webb Midland Industrial Correspondent British Leyland last night warned several thousand workers at its Cowley, Oxford...
7 Apr 1973
Yesterday 1,200 workers at British Leyland's Rover car plant at Solihull, Birmingham, had to be laid off because of a shortage of wheels,...
7 Apr 1974
THE OBSERVER THREE YEARS HARD LABOUR By David Wilson After losing £100 million worth of production from the three-day week British...
7 Apr 1979
DAILY EXPRESS SKILLED toolmaker Roy Fraser, the man urging,strike chaos at Leyland, earned £76 this week. The same as a workmate who...
7 Apr 2005
MG Rover calls on UK Government to decide on loan Today MG Rover called on the Government to make a decision on the bridging loan...
9 Apr 1960
About 3,000 night-shift workers in Birmingham and nearly another 1,000 in Coventry stayed away from their factories last night in support...
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