BCfm’s weekly politics show presented by Tony Gosling
For all the shows back to Easter 2009 visit the Friday Drivetime archive page.
First hour: Will the banksters get their come-uppance? Don’t hold your breath! Phone Hacking, a criminal mastermind in Downing Street? Elderly Care Home privatisation. Does Britain have an industrial policy? Woman reported attack but ‘Police laughed at me’. Police use of pepper spray & Tasers. Are the Independent Police Complaints Authority trusted? LibDem MP for Bath Don Foster helps us review the week’s national & interntional news.
Second Hour: Human Rights violations, setting dangerous precedents & possible oil-grab motives in Libya. A Different World: former SOGAT copytaker remembers Rupert Murdoch’s 1986 Wapping printworkers strike. Karen Cole from UNITE on Conservative Health Secretary Andrew Lansley’s NHS reorganisation. Dale Farm Travellers site in Basildon, Essex awaits Britain’s biggest eviction ever. Parliament Square resident & Brian Haw’s friend Barbara Tucker arrested & now in Holloway prison. 1992 BBC Timewatch documentary: Italian Neo-fascist Vincenzo Vintiguerra explains NATO’s Gladio network of secret far right neo-fascist terror cells.