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Carole Nash Classic Insurance Specialists

300 Strike At Morris Motors Factory
FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT
OXFORD, AUG. 23

Three hundred workers in the trim shop at the Morris Motors factory, Cowley, Oxford, stopped work today after the management refused to remove a foreman from his job.

The men were sent home. Later, the men decided to return to work tomorrow so that their complaint could be discussed. A British Motor Corporation official said a complaint was made by about 24 men last week. After a meeting between the works superintendent and the supervisors the men said that matters had improved and they were not taking the complaint farther.

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.
Keith Adams

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