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17 Oct 1972
THE GUARDIAN By our Northern Labour Correspondent Two important sections of the vehicle industry faced serious disruption last night...
17 Oct 1973
OPEC oil ministers agree to use oil as a weapon to punish the West for its support of Israel in the Arab-Israeli war. They recommend...
17 Oct 1973
By Clifford Webb Lord Stokes, chairman of British Leyland. yesterday attacked un-informed criticism of British cars. He said it had...
17 Oct 1975
British Leyland would continue to "hand the industry over on a plate" to its competitors until it introduced a more rational wage bargaining...
17 Oct 1979
Union leaders recommend to BL workers that they accept the Edwardes plan in a secret ballot. DAILY EXPRESS LEYLAND LIFELINE By Peter...
17 Oct 1980
By Donald Macintyre Labour Reporter British Leyland last night held firm in its dispute with four white-collar unions after a thinly...
16 Oct 1963
The strike of 800 men at Fisher and Ludlow Ltd., Birmingham, which laid off 8,000 workers in Birmingham and Cowley, ended last night....
16 Oct 1963
The British Motor Corporation announced yesterday that they had raised production to record levels, and their current weekly output...
16 Oct 1970
Production of strike-hit Rover 2000 and 3500 saloons at Solihull , Warwicks, will be resumed on Monday, and 1,400 laid-off workers...
16 Oct 1973
Saudi Arabia, Iran, Iraq, Abu Dhabi, Kuwait, and Qatar unilaterally raise posted prices by 17% to $3.65 per barrel and announce production...
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