Archive : Rover strike

Carole Nash Classic Insurance Specialists

350 ROVER MEN ON UNOFFICIAL STRIKE

About 350 motor workers struck in Birmingham yesterday after the management was understood to have refused to re-time a job on a grinding machine. The machine is operated by a senior shop steward at the Rover Company’s factory in Greet, Birmingham, which makes gearbox components. A management official said: “The strike is unofficial and there will be no discussions until the men return to work.”

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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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