Nov. 11, 1979 - 5,000 Marchers back sacked Derek Robinson in Demonstration at Birmingham yesterday: A demonstration in Birmingham yesterday led by Mr. Derek Robinson, the Communist shop steward dismissed by British Lelyand was supported by about 3,000 maroners. Mr. Robinson was sacked a week ago from his job as a tool fitter at the Longbridge plant in Birmingham Leyland's biggest works, after putting his name to a 16 page booklet urging workers to stage sit-ins and to occupy Leyland plants. The Chairman of British Leyland, Sir Michael Edwardee has refused to reinstate Mr

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Nov. 11, 1979 - 5,000 Marchers back sacked Derek Robinson in Demonstration at Birmingham yesterday: A demonstration in Birmingham yesterday led by Mr. Derek Robinson, the Communist shop steward dismissed by British Lelyand was supported by about 3,000 maroners. Mr. Robinson was sacked a week ago from his job as a tool fitter at the Longbridge plant in Birmingham Leyland's biggest works, after putting his name to a 16 page booklet urging workers to stage sit-ins and to occupy Leyland plants. The Chairman of British Leyland, Sir Michael Edwardee has refused to reinstate Mr
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Nov. 11, 1979 - 5,000 Marchers back sacked Derek Robinson in Demonstration at Birmingham yesterday: A demonstration in Birmingham yesterday led by Mr. Derek Robinson, the Communist shop steward dismissed by British Lelyand was supported by about 3,000 maroners. Mr. Robinson was sacked a week ago from his job as a tool fitter at the Longbridge plant in Birmingham Leyland's biggest works, after putting his name to a 16 page booklet urging workers to stage sit-ins and to occupy Leyland plants. The Chairman of British Leyland, Sir Michael Edwardee has refused to reinstate Mr. Robinson even under the threat of a close down of all British Leyland plants. Photo shows Mr. Derek Robinson (left) the sacked Communist BL shop steward, with Mrs. Phylis Davis, his common law wife, Mr. Jack Neill, (second from left) a retired shop steward and Mrs. Leslie Huckfield. Labour MP for Nuneston, during the march in Birmingham yesterday. (Credit Image: Keystone Pictures USA/ZUMAPRESS)