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 State Of The City reports 
 Is the Mayor's role a dictatorship, do candidates want a Metro Mayor?
 Weekly Program
 
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Second hour: Mayor hustings part 2: Tom Baldwin from Trades Union and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) explains what he wants to achieve as Mayor. Current mayor George Ferguson explains how Bristol's £1bn yearly budget is spent - £345m left after regular payments – selling off of 15 council houses and a demonstration beginning tomorrow morning at the Malcolm X centre in St Paul's, 100 council houses built a year, Bristol's 1947 accounts compared to today's accounts, banging on Westminster's door. More rough sleepers in Bristol than anywhere else in England, outside of London. Carl Mann from 'Homeless Pay it Forward' explains why he thinks homelessness is unnecessary in Bristol. Bristol has second largest homeless number after London – how would candidates help them? – drug use, empty buildings, housing crisis. Johnny Angel from the Wild Goose Drop-In Centre discusses how hunger and poverty has increased – living wage, tackling inequality, local income tax, Fair Share food distributors. Is the Mayor's role a dictatorship, and do candidates want an 'Ubergruppen' Metro Mayor? – clip of George from a few years ago, democracy, £1bn Metro Mayor deal – bribery? Should all schools be made Academies? EU referendum – are candidates in or out?
Candidates: Bristol First - George Ferguson; Conservative - Charles Lucas; Green party - Tony Dyer; Labour - Marvin Rees; Lib Dem - Kay Barnard; UKIP - Paul Turner; Trade Union and Socialist Coalition - Tom Baldwin; Independent - Paul Saville; Independent - Christine Townsend; Other independent candidates: Stoney Garnett, Tony Britt, Mayor Festus Kudehinbu and John Langley. Studio Manager: Bruce Williamson.

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