Scuttling British Shipbuilders (1991)

Film details

  • Featuring

    Fred Emery

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year

    1991

  • Genre

    Current affairs

  • Type

    Television

  • Category

    Non Fiction

Synopsis

Investigates the state of British shipbuilding and the story of privatisation which led to the closeure of one of the most modernised and technologically sophisticated shipyards in Sunderland. Fred Emery charts the course of attempted rescue bids and negotiations with the EC, as well as the prevention of entrepreneurs who wish to buy up the Sunderland yard, unless they agree not to use it to build ships.

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