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 BCFM Drivetime 
 Refurbishment of Buckingham Palace announced, to cost taxpayers £370m.
 Weekly Program
 
 Bristol Broadband Co-operative  
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https://politicsthisweek.wordpress.com/2016/11/18/bcfms-weekly-politics-show-presented-by-tony-gosling-55/
First hour: News review: with Labour councillor for St George Central Steve Pearce - Trade Unions – history and why be part of one; Brexit – Trump win – general move towards anti-establishment choices – breakaway movements; Trump's new team – Michael Flynn now National Security Advisor after James Clapper resignation – views about Putin and Russia; Russian economics minister, Alexei Ulyukayev, arrested, under house arrest, for taking $2m dollar bribe; website for Steve's West of England Joint Scrutiny Committee, West of England Partnership – which spends hundreds of millions of pounds of taxpayers' money on transport, housing and strategic planning. Discussing impacts locally of Hinkley Point C; MetroWest, Metrobus; pensions and 0% interest rates – people investing in property instead, Bristol housing plan; PMQs Corbyn – Labour leader's team not up to the job at Prime Ministers' Questions, Jeremy Corbyn asking the same question six times – forgetting to include questions from members of the public and 'Remoaning' against Brexit, which most of his voters support :) NHS plans to close hospitals and A&Es kept secret from the public, investigation finds; GP closures could leave 5 million people without access to local practice; UK Armed Forces lose string of historic bases as MoD sells off another 56 sites; PMQs Lisa Nandy – Child Abuse Inquiry fiasco – Shirley Oaks Survivors Group decide to leave the Historic Abuse Enquiry led by Alexis Jay whose Rotherham enquiry led to no punishment, suspensions or prosecutions of police and social workers who let Rotherham abuse continue for years – NSPCC 'coverer up in chief' Peter Wanless and files on children's homes he said didn't exist kept secret for 100 years; Bristol Rich List – Kevin Cahill, former compiler of Times Rich List, analyses it - total approx. wealth of top 50 is £31.25bn – The Royal Family assets and wealth grossly underestimated by a factor of at least ten, tax evasion. Refurbishment of Buckingham Palace announced, to cost taxpayers £370m.

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