Ref No19627
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Artist or CreatorCollie [Clive Collins]
Title or Caption"Mission Control, Westminister, speaking... we are trying to manoeuvre you into the position for re-docking..."
Extent1 item
Published byThe People
Date07 Feb 1971
Embedded text or transcriptRB 211 Tristar project
Rolls Royce jobless
Person DepictedDavies; John
Heath; Edward (1916-2005)
Corfield; Frederick
Nixon; Richard M. (Richard Milhous), (1913-1994)
NotesNews: 6 February: The TUC were putting pressure on the government to salvage the Lockheed RB 211 engines contract. Vic Feather was critical of the government's decision to allow Rolls-Royce to go into liquidation before the state moved in to take over the parts is considered essential. "The Government should have stepped in and taken over the whole company. They should have then entered into negotiations with Lockheed and with the American Government if necessary about the future of this contract", he claimed. [The Times]
SubjectsSecretary of State for Trade and Industry
government policy
prime ministers
space programmes
Rolls Royce
Minister of Aviation
Conservative Party
Copyright contact details22nd Floor One Canada Square Canary Wharf London E14 5AP 020 7293 3700
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