A week-old stoppage at the Cardiff plant of the Rover company over a pay dispute will end today. A decision to return was taken at a three-hour meeting by 650 members of the AEF. Talks on the dispute will start on Monday.. Because of the stoppage, 2,250 at the Rover assembly plant at Solihull had to be laid off. Another 300 were laid off at the Pressed Steel Fisher plant at Cowley.
The Rover Company has appointed Jack Rosbrook executive director of industrial relations and Ronald Phillips executive director of production at Solihull.