Papers of Billy Osborne, trade unionist, concerning Sogat '82 and the News International Dispute

Scope and Content

This collection was deposited by Billy Osborne, Father of the Chapel of SOGAT Day Machine Chapel at 'Times Newspapers'. He was heavily involved in the News International dispute (otherwise known as the 'Wapping' dispute) in 1985-1986.

The records in this collection include official SOGAT '82 papers and branch and chapel records.

A temporary box list has been created to enable rapid access to the papers.

Access Information

This collection is available to researchers by appointment at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick. See

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Society of Graphical and Allied Trades (SOGAT)

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