Archive : BMC strikers return

Carole Nash Classic Insurance Specialists

The 1,600 men who went on strike three days last week at the Birmingham car factory of Nuffield Metal Products returned to work yesterday and supplies were resumed to other factories in the British Motor Corporation group.

At the Austin factory at Longbridge, where the production of engines for Morris cars had been affected by the strike, an official said that it had not been necessary to lay-off any workers.

The Morris Minor line at the Morris factory at Cowley, Oxford, was idle, but the 150 on the line will resume work today.

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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