Archive : 8000 workers report for duty

Carole Nash Classic Insurance Specialists

March 4th 1963
8,000 CAR WORKERS TO REPORT FOR DUTY

More than 8,000 workers laid off at British Motor Corporation factories in Birmingham and Oxford have been asked to report back today.  The unofficial strike of 140 internal transport drivers at the company’s Fisher and Ludlow body plant in Birmingham, which led to the lay-off, is expected to end this morning.

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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