News review with Gus Hoyt, Green councillor for Ashley ward and member of Bristol City Council Cabinet along with Simon Cooke (Lib), Geoff Gollop (Con) and mayor, George Ferguson. Gus Hoyt’s new role in the Cabinet, spending our money but the budget is already decided. Martin Summers explains why Labour decided not to join the Cabinet. Discussion about the Preview Bar in Fairfax Street squat in Bristol City centre that got evicted by police at midnight last night shortly after starting and one of the new occupiers explains what they were planning, live music, political discussion workshops & a donations only cafe, and why? Clip of Geraldine widow of Republican Pat Finucane and discussion of this story of collusion in N. Ireland. Story about the present housing crisis and discussion. 2 million people on housing waiting lists & 75,000 children homeless this Christmas in the UK. The Greater Bristol Bus Network being nominated in the UK Bus Awards. First Group and it’s privatised bus racket. West Somerset Council going bankrupt even though it is one of the richest counties in the country. Clip of David Cameron’s gaff ar Prime Minister’s Questions (PMQs) in House of Commons: “We are raising more money for the rich.” Iceland’s economy driven by domestic demand & growth of 2.5%. Story of HSBC being fined for taking money from drug trafficking. Labour MP Dennis Skinner in House of Commons on the ‘snoopers’ charter’ Communications and Data bill. Clip of Williamson from the House of Commons talking about the Green Investment Bank.