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The news was bleak, too, for British Leyland last night when all major unions had rejected the plan by company boss Sir Michael Edwardes to streamline the ailing car giant. After a four-hour meeting in Coventry, the newly formed 28-member emergency committee—consisting lot full time national union offcials and senior BL shop stewardssaid in a statement:

“The Edwardes plan is not acceptable to the trade unions. Full support will be given by the trade unions to stop implemention of the plan. All members are called upon to refuse to accept plant closures and mass redundancies.”

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