Lancashire textile workers arrived in London to protest over the growing volume of textile products that were being imported into the UK These overseas imports were cheaper than the home grown and were undermining the industry in Lancashire Their story was typical of British Industry in the latter half of the century Spiralling costs and a booming overseas industry led to the collapse of many traditional manufacturers in Britain June 1982 weby dtgu2

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Lancashire textile workers arrived in London to protest over the growing volume of textile products that were being imported into the UK These overseas imports were cheaper than the home grown and were undermining the industry in Lancashire Their story was typical of British Industry in the latter half of the century Spiralling costs and a booming overseas industry led to the collapse of many traditional manufacturers in Britain June 1982 weby dtgu2

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