British Leyland Cars | British Car Manufacturing | TV Eye | 1980
This is a slightly shortened version of the original programme.
With British Leyland the producer of popular cars such as the Mini and Austin Allegro struggling to keep a foothold in the market due to a combination of foreign imports and industrial strife, ‘TV EYE’ looks at the plight of those who supply parts to British Leyland – 7000 companies with over a million jobs.
Says a union official: “If Leyland goes down the West Midlands will be an economic desert”.
First shown: 14/02/1980
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