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Tue, 03 Apr 1973
A strike by 2,400 workers on the Maxi and Marina lines at the Cowley car body plant, Oxford, which began yesterday, threatens to cause...
Wed, 04 Apr 1973
In Lancashire more than 8,500 workers at British Leyland's five bus and lorry plants at Leyland and Chorley began an all-out strike...
Thu, 05 Apr 1973
British Leyland's costly labour troubles continued yesterday with 19,300 workers idle through strikes and lay-offs. Almost all car...
Fri, 06 Apr 1973
British Leyland's labour troubles which have halted car and commercial vehicle production in several major centres and cost many millions...
Sat, 07 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,...
Tue, 10 Apr 1973
Marina production at the Austin-Morris assembly plant at Cowley resumed last night after being brought to a standstill earlier because...
Wed, 11 Apr 1973
By R. W. Shakespeare Northern Industrial Correspondent British Leyland, which has lost more than £25m Worth of vehicle output during...
Fri, 13 Apr 1973
A broken down BMC 440 van was dumped yesterday outside the London home of Lord Stokes, chairman of the British Leyland Motor Corporation,...
Tue, 17 Apr 1973
As the strike by more than 2,000 workers in two Midlands factories of the Rubery Owen group, one of the country's leading component...
Wed, 18 Apr 1973
By R. W. Shakespeare British Leyland had to lay off more workers at its Castle Bromwich car body plant yesterday, bringing the total...
Wed, 25 Apr 1973
By Clifford Webb Midland Industrial Correspondent British Leyland are seeking local authority planning permission to build a 1,000,000...
Sat, 28 Apr 1973
British Leyland Mini, Rover and Jaguar saloon car output has stopped. Although the Rover plant at Solihull has been building cars without...

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