The general election is held on this day, the only election since the Second World War not to produce an overall majority in the House of Commons for the winning […]
MOTOR Expanding With Tradition Philip Turner quizzes Rover-Triumph boss Bernard Jackman, the one time planning engineer who came back as production director and is now managing director. One of the […]
DAILY MIRROR By Robert Head British Leyland shares languished on the Stock Exchange yesterday at 15p each – less than the cost of two and a half pints of petrol […]
UK NEWS Prime Minister Edward Heath calls a snap general election to be held on 28th February 1974.
Leyland awaits 8-9 pc price verdict By Clifford Webb British Leyland, reported to be losing £3m a week because of the power crisis, have told their dealers they expect the […]
The National Union of Mineworkers vote to go on strike. Link: Miner’s strike 1974