Friday Drivetime


BCfm’s weekly politics show presented by Tony Gosling

At five: discussing the big stories in Bristol, Britain and around the world
After six: straight talking and investigative reports with Martin Summers and Marina Morris

For all the shows back to Easter 2009 visit the Friday Drivetime archive page.

First hour: Guardian: Ministers urged to let schools and hospitals fail to speed up pace of privatisation. Today’s BBC journalists’ strike against compulsory redundancies. phone hacking: top police Andy Hayman and John Yates grilled by MPs on Home Affairs Select Committee, news review with Councillor Jenny Smith
[audio: 201107151700]

Second hour: Cuts, pensions and economic prospects Roger Thomas, Regional Vice Chair at Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS) gives a public sector view. Bristol Gay Pride, rights and wrongs discussed with pastor Dia Moodly from St. Paul’s Spirit Of Life church and Mary Milton from the ShoutOut show here on BCfm. Was Britain’s MI6 one of three key players with CIA and NATO in a network of death squads? Operation Gladio: NATO’s Secret Armies part 2 with Swiss historian Daniele Ganser. Was David Cameron’s constituency chair Christopher Shale assassinated and if so, how? RIP Parliament Square protester Brian Haw talking about our responsibility for foreign wars recorded at Stop The War demo in 2008.
[audio: 201107151800]

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