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Carole Nash Classic Insurance Specialists

Today a meeting is held to discuss the merger of the Leyland Group and British Motor Holdings. Among those present are Sir George Harriman (BMH), Sir Donald Stokes (Leyland), Sir Frank Kearton (chairman of the Governments Industrial Re-organisation Committee and Courtaulds), and John Pears (Cooper Brothers), the latter being Stokes financial advisor.

The location of the meeting is unknown.

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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