"The remarkable thing about this project was not just sugar, an extraordinary but much taken for granted commodity but the extraordinary lives of ordinary refinery workers... This project has lots of historical curiosity value but it has wider ramifications for ongoing debates on the politics of food and globalization. It's also a vital record of the people who struggled against a major multinational to protect not just their own livelihoods but a whole community."
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Steve Mc- Peter’s rigid tanker fleet number while I was at the Locks was 219. Every morning, he’d stroll into the T+LT Traffic Office and announce “Two-one-nine, please” in that sonorous voice of his in order to obtain his Load Summary and destination(s) for the day.
Occasionally eccentric but always likeable, he once put forward the idea of an employee buy-out.