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ITN Reporting 66: Scotland: redundancies at Rootes car plant

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Report about the Rootes Group car plant in Linwood and Scotland facing a loss of workers. When Rootes built a Car Plant and Pressed Steel company in Linwood, a small town in Renfrewshire, 14 miles south-west of Glasgow, many people moved to the ar...

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Reporter:Alan Hart
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SCOTLAND: Glasgow:
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Slums of Glasgow tenement buildings, children playing with dead rat / Derelict housing estate / Dog eating rubbish in street / Girls and boys playing on housing estate / Two Sco...

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Slums of Glasgow tenement buildings, children playing with dead rat / Derelict housing estate / Dog eating rubbish in street / Girls and boys playing on housing estate / Two Scottish women stood chatting / PAN block of flats, people looking out from windows / Slum buildings and new apartment blocks beyond

General views train station, platform sign for train to London, Royal Scot train departing station

Renfrewshire: Linwood:
Tracking shot from moving car showing advertising sign on bridge for Rootes cars, car dealers, industrial estate and detached houses / Tracking shot along past sign for 'Rootes Scotland: Home of the Hillman Imp' / Tracking shot along through residential area / General views housing estate, homes of car plant workers, people along *** vox pops overlaid ***

Rootes car factory buildings

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Car chassis along on production line / Various general views factory workers working on new car on production line, men soldering car body, spraying car, man working on engine, fitting car tyres

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Car chassis along on production line / Various general views factory workers working on new car on production line, men soldering car body, spraying car, man working on engine, fitting car tyres

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New Rootes cars on car lorry / New cars lined up outside car plant / Signage on gate

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Reporter meeting Spencer family / Mother interviewed SOT / Father (Rootes employee whose job is under threat) interviewed SOT / CUTAWAYS Mr Spencer's bills laid out on side table

Janis Gilmore along street to house / Reporter interviewing Gilmore family / Mr Gilmore interviewed on how he is struggling financially, credit squeeze, can't cut back on food, can only just pay the bills, worries SOT

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Reporter at home of Mr and Mrs Marsella / Mr and Mrs Marsella interviewed on how his salary has dropped, only working two days a week, wife has to work, barely see their baby boy SOT

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Reporter at home of Mr and Mrs Marsella / Mr and Mrs Marsella interviewed on how his salary has dropped, only working two days a week, wife has to work, barely see their baby boy SOT

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General views empty deserted flats on housing estate / Shop selling 'hire purchase repossessions' / General views employment exchange (job centre), posters in windows

Reporter to camera

General views around shipyards, man controlling traffic, ships in docks / General views coal mine buildings

Reporter to camera

Glasgow:
Slums, tenement blocks in deprived area of city ** interview with housewife partly overlaid SOT **

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