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 State Of The City reports 
 flooding on the Somerset levels; dreadful response to flooding by overpaid Chair of the Environment Agency, Chris Smith
 Weekly Program
 Gary Hopkins
 Bristol Broadband Co-operative  
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http://politicsthisweek.wordpress.com/2014/01/31/35144/
News review with Gary Hopkins, Lib Dem councillor for Knowle, and chair of Resources Scrutiny Committee. The council budget – £500m a year, and cuts – about £25m a year over the next three years; First Bus increased use and profits and how the LibDems plan to make improvements to Bristol's buses; Tory, Ian McKellen (who lives in Limehouse, East London) and alleged anti-gay comments by proposed Lord Mayor Chris Windows; Kerry McCarthy lead a delegation to the Sochi Winter Olympics in Russia to counter what she calls anti-gay propaganda; 15 student protesters accosted by private security and arrested in Birmingham University; conservatives in Worcestershire deny poverty exists in UK despite food bank usage tripling in one year and national use of food banks set to hit one million people in 2014; charges dropped by Iceland supermarket against people taking food from skips, police return food to Iceland only for them to put it in the bin again; PMQs Ed Miliband – Tories had said 50p tax rate set in stone and then dropped it; PMQs - 'wrong kind of recovery' fuelled by property bubble; PMQs – flooding on the Somerset levels; dreadful response to flooding by overpaid Chair of the Environment Agency, Chris Smith; opinions of Somerset levels Muchelney residents Chris Matthews and Bryony Sadler from Flooding on the Levels Action Group (FLAG); Mark Carney, head of the Bank of England, warns Scots they will have to pay if they want a Scottish pound.

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