Archive : Lord Stokes on the Miner’s strike

Carole Nash Classic Insurance Specialists

Lord Stokes, chairman of British Leyland, said yesterday that industry would face serious problems through the pits strike but the Government had nothing to be ashamed of.

His company announced later that output of Morris Marinas at Cowley will be cut to a maximum of 4,250 a week because of labour and parts shortages and the expected drop in the home market. But while the three-day week continues, output of the model will be cut to 2,500 a week.

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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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