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 BCFM Drivetime 
 Homeless deaths in the West Country triple in past five years
 Weekly Program
 
 Bristol Broadband Co-operative  
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First hour news review: Mayoral system and Lib Dems; Thomas Cook going down – anything to do with Brexit? - business owners paying themselves huge bonuses before their business fails – putting others out of pocket; Bristol Quality of Life Survey results; will there be more or less jobs in Bristol engineering after Brexit? Uncertainty of Brexit affecting business; Johnson explaining his new Brexit backstop agreement; Good Friday Agreement – The agreement states that "the development of a peaceful environment... can and should mean a normalisation of security arrangements and practices."The government committed to "as early a return as possible to normal security arrangements in Northern Ireland, consistent with the level of threat". That included "the removal of security installations"; DUP given a bung and bought off by Tory Party? Backstop not necessary – examples of other borders; Corbyn on new backstop agreement; Poll 48% No Deal 35% Corbyn in power; 48% vs. 35% - UK voters prefer no deal Brexit to Jeremy Corbyn in Number 10 poll reveals - NEW RESEARCH suggests that UK voters would much rather have a no deal Brexit compared to Jeremy Corbyn being in Downing Street. Thangham Debonair, Bristol Labour MP, discussing when an election may be; revoke Article 50 petition in Bristol; homeless deaths tripled. The number of homeless people dying on the streets has risen by more than a fifth in the past year, according to the Office for National Statistics. The total deaths in the West Country has tripled in the past five years. The South West has the highest rate of deaths amongst rough sleepers outside of London. In Bristol alone, seventeen people died in 2018 - a significant rise on the year before - 88% of deaths were men in 2018. - local homeless charities, austerity; Meghan’s letter to father printed in Mail – and subsequent court case; Harry’s speech in Africa; Revealed: The handwritten letter showing true tragedy of Meghan's rift with father she says has 'broken her heart into a million pieces' - Scotland passes law banning parents smacking childrenand why he feels forced to make the 'devastating' missive public  - Thomas Markle reveals full content of letter written to him by daughter Meghan. The Duchess of Sussex penned the anguish letter in response to public attacks  - Mr Markle, however, insists that Meghan's letter is actually far from conciliatory.  He is speaking up after five friends of the Duchess gave anonymous interviews - Q and A with Marvin Rees; Scotland bans smacking of children. 

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