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 […]
A strike by 1,400 engineering workers at British Leyland’s Cowley, Oxford, car plant threatens widespread lay-offs among the 19,000-strong labour force. Production of Maxi saloons is already at a standstill […]
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