Archive : Morris Works Strike To End

Carole Nash Classic Insurance Specialists

FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT OXFORD, Oct. 17

About 1,250 workers at Morris Motors assembly factory at Oxford will be idle tomorrow because of the strike by 1,250 workers at the Morris Motors radiators factory, which has been at a standstill since October 8.

At a mass meeting today the strikers agreed to return to work on Monday, when talks will begin on the cause of, the dispute. the transfer of a man to the polishing department. The assembly men are employed on the production lines making the Morris Minor, 1-5 litre range of Nuffield cars, and the Wolseley 6/110. They will report for work again on Monday. The M.G. Car Co. at Abingdon is also affected, and about 100 workers on M.G.B. sports car production were without 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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