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 BCFM Drivetime 
 couple and 2 children need £40,600 to stay above poverty line
 Weekly Program
 
 Bristol Broadband Co-operative  
 For non-profit use only.
 Attribution No Derivatives (by-nd) 
http://politicsthisweek.wordpress.com/2014/07/04/bcfm-politics-show-with-tony-gosling-3/
news review with leader of Bristol City Council's LibDem group and councillor for Knowle Gary Hopkins. Bristol's elected Mayor leaves city with democratic deficit. Nick Clegg and the leadership of the Lib Dems; Gus Hoyt, Swedish waste firm Boomeco, what was behind the Avonmouth flies, and waste sent abroad; flog off Bristol land to the Bristol Port Company in Avonmouth; Bristol Council committees, scrutiny, and the Bristol Mayor, George Ferguson who often does not appear to answer questions; volunteers asked to cut grass in Bristol – Bristol funding streams, council tax; Bush Residential Unit, Hengrove, for disabled children, is cut; residents parking; PMQs Charlotte Leslie – Bristol Rovers and the Sainsbury's deal – WW1 Memorial Ground, planning gain; PMQs NHS waiting lists going up; PMQs Dennis Skinner – NHS nurses pay down, A&E problem, hospitals in financial difficulty – Bullingdon Club, Care UK; PMQs people in work haven't got enough money to live off – Quantitative Easing (QE); cost of basic needs up 28% since 2008, earnings up 9% - couple and 2 children need £40,600 to stay above poverty line – minimum wage, crash, housing bubble; Tory billionaires summer party – Bahrain, policy and funding, Unions funding Labour; phone hacking – media coverage ignores victims, Andy Coulson jailed, Mafia.

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