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Time Shift traces the rise and fall of British Leyland shop steward Derek Robinson. In the mid-70s, he wielded immense power over management at the Longbridge plant in Birmingham. But, by the end of 1979, he had been fired, a victim of the Conservative government's bid to break union power.


Derek Robinson.

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