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Carole Nash Classic Insurance Specialists

SECOND DISPUTE IN WEEK
A second strike in a week hit production at the Birmingham car body building factory of Mulliners Ltd, yesterday.  About 300 vehicle builders stopped work after being told the components made by Motor Panels Ltd., of Coventry, had been declared ” black.” Twenty-two members of the National Union of Vehicle Builders at Motor Panels Ltd., are on strike over alleged discrmination against the union.

SYMPATHY STRIKE ENDS
A sympathy strike of 220 welders and sheet-metal workers at the Rover Motor Company factory at Solihull, Warwickshire, which stopped production of the Land Rover for a week, ended yesterday. The men came out in sympathy with 39 of their colleagues at the company’s works at Clay Lane, Coventry, who had walked out in protest at the replacement of a man who had left their section. These 39 are still on strike.

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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