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1,300 Jaguar Men Sent Home
FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT
COVENTRY, JULY 31

For the sixth time this year production has been disrupted by an unofficial stoppage at Jaguar Cars Ltd., Coventry.

At luncheon time today 1,300 men were sent home after 50 internal transport drivers walked out because of a revised bonus scheme. Those laid off, a day after their annual fortnight’s holiday, were told to report back tomorrow morning, when the working position will be reviewed. Management said that the strikers acted against the advice and instructions of their shop stewards and before their grievance could be discussed through the usual channels of negotiation.

Keith Adams

Keith Adams

Editor and creator AROnline at AROnline
Created www.austin-rover.co.uk in 2001 and built it up to become the world's foremost reference source for all things BMC, Leyland and Rover Group, before renaming it AROnline in 2007.

Is the Editor of the Parkers website and price guide, formerly editor of Classic Car Weekly, and launch editor/creator of Modern Classics magazine. Has contributed to various motoring titles including Octane, Practical Classics, Evo, Honest John, CAR magazine, Autocar, Pistonheads, Diesel Car, Practical Performance Car, Performance French Car, Car Mechanics, Jaguar World Monthly, MG Enthusiast, Modern MINI, Practical Classics, Fifth Gear Website, Radio 4, and the the Motoring Independent...

Likes 'conditionally challenged' motors and taking them on unfeasible adventures all across Europe.
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