The Hall-Russell saga

Walker, Jim (1985) The Hall-Russell saga. Quarterly Economic Commentary, 11 (1). pp. 78-80. ISSN 0306-7866

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    The tale of the Government's attempt to privatise the Aberdeen war shipyard of Hall-Russell can indeed be appropriately referred to as a "saga". For the management and workforce at this highly successful Scottish yard the whole privatisation episode is turning into a long, involved nightmare. This economic perspective looks at the beginnings of the saga and appraises the future of Hall-Russell.