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The unofficial but powerful British Leyland Joint Trade Union Committee-comprised entirely of shop stewards is not persisting with its challenge to Sir Donald Stokes, British Leylands chief executive, to meet it to discuss his redundancy plans or face industrial action.

Instead, the committee meeting yesterday, decided to press Sir Donald and its own national officials to include local union officers and shop stewards in the redundancy and rationalization talks scheduled to take place on July 4.

Keith Adams

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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...

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