Swindon Rail Works Closure - Defence Committee fight back

Produced: 
May 7th 1985
When the closure of Brunel's famous Swindon rail works was announced a defence committee was established to fight back. This is an excerpt of the public debate they held which was made for distribution and use at meetings. The full unedited debate is also available on this site. Many colourful local characters of the time appear in this debate

1 comment for "Swindon Rail Works Closure - Defence Committee fight back".

1. This was a good debate but

This was a good debate but sadly the debate and all the other actions of the workforce and the Trade Union movement could not stop the closure of The Works in 1986. The Conservative Goverment of the day got their way.