Archive : Triumph stoppage

Carole Nash Classic Insurance Specialists

By R. W. Shakespeare Northern Industrial Correspondent

All car production at British Leyland’s Triumph car plant at Coventry was stopped yesterday, a day of mounting pproblems for the Midlands motor industry. The shut-down involving 2000 workers being laid off was caused by a strike of 100 internal drivers.

The drivers have been in dispute with the management for some time over working conditions. Although their grievances have been taken through British Leyland’s new disputes procedure, they are, apparently, unsatisfied with the outcome.

Keith Adams

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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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