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ARE TRADE UNIONS REALLY NECESSARY?

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A discussion between
Edward Shackleton , O.B.E.
Chief Registrar of the John Lewis Partnership
Peter Wiles
Fellow of New College, Oxford and George Woodcock , C.B.E. Assistant General-Secretary of the T.U.C.
Mr. Wiles believes that nation-wide trade unions have outlived their purpose and are now the main barrier to social progress in industry. While not denying that some changes may be needed, Mr. Woodcock argues that the unions have an even more important role to play in future.

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Edward Shackleton , O.B.E.
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John Lewis
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Peter Wiles
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George Woodcock , C.B.E.

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