news review with Councillor for Hengrove and deputy leader of the Conservative group on Bristol City Council Mark Weston. Role in Bristol Conservatives of media shy party whip, Royal Coutts & Co banker John Goulandris. Why did Conservatives vote for blacklisting at last week’s full council meeting? They say there is no evidence that local rubbish collection firm Keir have used blacklists but UNISON have provided evidence in relation to health and safety reps being sacked from Keir’s Crossrail project. 19th December Transport Scrutiny Committee will look thoroughly at strategic public transport for Bristol. Chancellor George Osborne’s ‘we are turning the corner’ speech on the economy. Financial system is not fit for purpose but nobody wants to face up to this. Mark McGowan Chunky Mark The Artist Taxi Driver discusses immigration with Labour MP John McDonnell. The brain drain and should we have free immigration. Former Anti-Money laundering Compliance Officer Everett Stern, HSBC Whistleblower on systematic and continuing money laundering of hundreds of millions of dollars at HSBC talks to We Are Change New York at the second anniversary of Occupy Wall Street. Avon & Somerset Chair of the National Association of Probation Officers (NAPO) Ceris Handley, on proposals to privatise the probation service. Royal Mail privatisation Regional Secretary of the Communication Workers’ Union (CWU) Kevin Beazer. Defining moment in 350 years of Royal Mail postal service. 70% of the public against privatisation: 2012-13 Royal Mail made £404m profit so why not keep it public. Universal Service under threat and CWU announce today they are balloting their members over pay and conditions.