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 BCFM Drivetime 
 Corrupt sell off of Knightstone Island in Weston-Super-Mare for £1/yr instead of £8 million
 Weekly Program
 
 Bristol Broadband Co-operative  
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 Warning: Program may contain strong or potentially offensive language, including possible FCC violations.
https://politicsthisweek.wordpress.com/2019/08/15/bcfms-weekly-politics-show-presented-by-tony-gosling-161/
First hour news review: Brexit – Bristol Council planning for No Deal; Lord Mayor job; the Bristol Arena; Retailers push for overhaul of business rates system – impact of internet shopping, large online companies not paying tax;

– Inadequate Tory skills minister not interested in public service, he ‘just wanted people to like him’: Nick Boles, on C4 News, discussing why he got into politics: Psychoanalyst puts Brexit Britain on the couch. Part 2: Former Conservative minister Nick Boles. Integrity and commitment in politics: Joanna Booth: Bristol City Councillors attendance at meetings record

– Complaints about police Action Fraud outsourced to Concentrix (a criminal U.S. firm running rings round the public purse): Julian Parry discusses the corrupt sell off of Knightstone Island in Weston Super Mare for £1/yr instead of £8 million; Noel Edmonds, on RT, discusses being a victim of Lloyds Bank Bristol BSU fraud, police failed to investigate and how he got a c. £5m out of court settlement, his fight to get bankers jailed will go on: TV star Noel Edmonds plots a fresh legal assault on Lloyds in the hope that more bankers are arrested. Sources close to the TV star insisted that a compensation deal he struck with the bank does not mean his action against it is over. Edmonds was paid an estimated £5m by Lloyds after bankers destroyed his firm; techniques used by Lloyds Castle Park BSU offices to defraud clients, ‘bait and switch’; Paul Morgan-Bentley, from The Times newspaper, infiltrated Action Fraud, and recorded the workers; Commander Karen Baxter from City of London Police, on The Today Programme making excuses for Concentrix;

EXCLUSIVE: former Metropolitan Police Fraud Squad detective Rowan Bosworth-Davies, discusses Action Fraud revelations: they forgot fraud is based on deception, you cannot outsource police work, no redress for victims, no training for staff, on minimum wage, no collating of evidence patterns, equity loan schemes the next big fraud, must make a good probability fraudsters will be caught. US firm that runs Action Fraud’s call centre could be axed after managers called fraud victims ‘morons, psychos and screwballs’. City of London police said Concentrix’s contract would be reviewed. It comes a day after an investigation that revealed fraud victims were mocked and misled by call centre handlers who worked for the American firm. Commander Karen Baxter said today it would be ‘stupid and irresponsible’ not to review Action Fraud’s outsourcing of its call centre to Concentrix

– Bristol could get road pricing, the euphemism, ‘congestion zone’.

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