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Program Information
 BCFM Drivetime 
 Weekly Program
 Bristol Broadband Co-operative  
 For non-profit use only.
 Attribution No Derivatives (by-nd) 
 Warning: Program may contain strong or potentially offensive language, including possible FCC violations.
First hour: Christmas homelessness special and City Council house-building update: with cabinet member for homes and housing Paul Smith: Marvin Rees as Mayor;  his cabinet with other Parties in it;  Bristol's Council House building – 56 built so far; housing associations, affordable housing;  Bristol's Housing Development Company; funding of public services – community centres;  evictions – Universal Credit and working poor; twelve times more rough sleepers in Bristol since 2010 – 5 in 2010, 69 now; homelessness – changes to welfare;  immigration – living longer; Bristol and Bath Regional Capital – community schemes of house building;  Council dealing with homelessness – Guardianship, Churches, St. Mungos, container housing; Homes Board think tank; Bristol Council has lost £200m year since 2010; Peoples QE; Council Tax subsidising business; Brexit – taking up lots of time and energy – the power is in EUs hands; EU has let Catalonia down over referendum; Brussels wanting a United States of Europe – we need a more democratic accountable EU; Mayoral Systems in Europe and centralisation; Marvin Rees in China for the money, banks don't do human rights – public transport; Trump statement about Jerusalem being capital of Israel: Jerusalem: Trump move prompts negative world reaction. Tram crash in Croydon Croydon tram crash could have been prevented, says widow – 7 died, 50 injured – drivers wouldn't report problems because of threat of getting the sack - Bristol Metrobus to be run by same people. Social mobility commission including Conservative minister resigned en masse - Theresa May is too busy to help the poor because of Brexit. Manchester attack – intelligence not acted on.

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