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 The Queens Speech: Dennis Skinner; "Hands off the BBC!"
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 "The Rich Pay No Tax" Sunday Times Headline in 1990
 Bristol Broadband Co-operative  
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https://politicsthisweek.wordpress.com/2016/05/20/bcfms-weekly-politics-show-presented-by-tony-gosling-32/
First hour: News review: this week's Queen's Speech and state opening of parliament. Kevin Cahill, author and journalist, joins Tony and Martin for news review. Interview with Rick Carey who has been occupying an Avonmouth council house that has been 'sold off' at auction by the City Council: Connolly & Callaghan owned hostels for the homeless and problems with them, they also own Hamilton House where the famous Stokes Croft Canteen is based and many other small businesses; will Bristol's new Labour mayor Marvin Rees help withdraw the sale? Homelessness; housing bubble. The Queens Speech: Dennis Skinner; "Hands off the BBC!" economy on the mend? Really? Bristol house prices up 25% in a year, no high-tech manufacturing; tax evasion – anti corruption conference, pro-Nazi abdicated British King Edward VIII was a tax evasion pioneer when he was exiled as governor of the Bahamas, US stopped Gordon Brown clamping down on tax havens, Al Qaeda, internal tax havens; £2.45bn NHS debt – PFIs, austerity obsession; Tory prison 'reform' – no investment, a mess; Bill of Rights – no right to privacy, Syria and Roland Dumas. Tory election fraud – 11 police forces investigating. Queen 229 on rich list? – private and 'public' assets; Queen owns dolphins and is immune to prosecution – the powers you didn't know the monarchy had; prison officers taken hostage in Suffolk – leaked report – criminal justice system in crisis due to cuts.

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