Archive : Strikes warning by Leyland boss

Motoring Correspondent

British Leyland boss Lord Stokes attacked industrial unrest within his company yesterday. He said that most disputes were
unofficial and need never have happened. Despite “tremendous efforts” by the company to reach an understanding with the unions, it has been subjected to an unprecedented state of trouble, he said.

Speaking at the unveiling of British Leyland models to be announced next month, Lord Stokes said that, with a few exceptions,
they could not supply enough cars to meet demands. Distributors and dealers in America were being lost because Leyland could not provide their much sought-after sports cars, he said.

Keith Adams

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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...

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