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 BCFM Drivetime 
 Colin Skellett, Merchant Venturer, in charge of Bristol Arena Filton project, and runs Merchant's Academy school
 Weekly Program
 Bristol Broadband Co-operative  
 For non-profit use only.
 Attribution No Derivatives (by-nd) 
 No Advisories - program content screened and verified.
First hour: news review: with Labour councillor for Avonmouth and Lawrence Weston Jo Sergeant and Christine Townsend from the Counter Colston group Bristol libraries  - cuts generally;  John Kay, former head of Institute of Fiscal Studies, explaining steel and miners strikes were deliberately provoked by the Thatcher government, 1980s privatisation was a financial disaster but the main purpose was curtailing public sector trade unions;  Academy schools – have they worked? - difference between Academies and local authority schools; Colin Skellett, Merchant Venturer, in charge of Bristol Arena going to Filton, and in charge of Merchant Venturer schools; cuts to SEND (Special Education Needs and Disability); Children’s Charter announced by Mayor Rees; Why an Arena at Temple Island would be bad for Bristol - according to Marvin Rees 3rd Bristol Arena option? Could there be a third Bristol Arena location under consideration?  Somerset County Council next to go bankrupt: Somerset County Council responds over audit concerns at meeting – Liz Leyshon, LibDem member of Somerset County Council Audit Committee, discusses Council investments; Government £100m plan to eradicate rough sleeping;  Unemployment in the UK is now so low it's in danger of exposing the lie used to create the numbers by Jim Edwards - Government statistics put unemployment in Britain at just 4.5% - a low not seen since the 1970s - But the real rate of unemployment is four times that;  Turns out the wreath Jeremy laid was 'next to' a wreath previously laid by others to the Munich terrorists - Anyone who can't see this is a smear campaign needs their eyes testing -  PLO victims of Israeli air attack in 1985;  Tommy Robinson – a psychological war operation? TOMMY ROBINSON’S Release Proves It Was All a Bullshit Psy-Op For Dummies.

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