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 BCFM Drivetime 
 plus why we must 'bash the bankers' until they are jailed
 Weekly Program
 Bristol Broadband Co-operative  
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News review with the newly elected Labour Councillor for St George East Steve Pearce. Ministers refuse to agree to cuts so Chancellor George Osborne still needs to tackle £8bn black hole after treasury agrees 10% spending cuts with seven Government departments. Voxpop on Mervyn King's request that we 'stop bashing the bankers'. Also former Bank of Canada governor Mark Carney is about to start his new job as Bank of England Governor. He's a Bilderberg group member so have people heard of Bilderberg and do they think he'll be any better at the job? Revolving Doors: Failed former HMRC boss David Hartnett bags job at one of the 'Big Four' auditing firms Deloitte. But could the job be considered as bribery for agreeing several dubious 'over lunch' sweetheart deals with Goldman Sachs and Vodafone etc. letting them off millions of pounds of tax? Questions for KPMG over audit of troubled Co-op Bank after accountancy firm failed to spot impending financial turbulence. BBC lose legal takedown attempt on YouTube video of this show a month ago which criticised BBC Radio Bristol using KPMG to deliver their 'Business News' this slot has now been renamed 'Money Matters'. Bristol police stop EDL 'Help For Heroes fundraiser' march in St. George heading for Muslim parts of Bristol naming those arrested, pleaded guilty and those charged. Revealed: The true size of the British jobs gap. The Resolution Foundation has performed an analysis of the total adult employment rate – which reflects the increase in the size of the population and the growth of the available workforce – and found that there remains a "jobs gap" of 930,000. One-third of Britons are too poor to ‘join in with society’ Many on lowest incomes cannot buy consumer goods, visit the cinema or go on holiday. First Group’s chairman Martin Gilbert bowed out on a low yesterday as the struggling transport group tapped investors for £615m to cut debts and axed the dividend as profits slumped. The shares slid 30 per cent on news of the cut-price rights issue.

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