Archive : More face lay-off in car works

Carole Nash Classic Insurance Specialists

THE GUARDIAN
By our Labour Staff

If the unofficial strikes at the two Girling brake factories are not settled by the end of the week, thousands of workers in the British car industry will join the 8,000 who have already been laid off. Standard-Triumph of Coventry are existing on present stocks of brake assemblies but are reviewing the lay-off position everyday.

For the third day running 2,000 Jaguar workers at Coventry were idle.

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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