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
For all the shows back to Easter 2009 visit the Friday Drivetime archive page.
First hour: news review with Labour activist & writer Amanda Ramsay
Second hour: Friday Drivetime takes a look at the real reasons behind the Leveson Enquiry: failure of the Metropolitan Police to investigate and prosecute phone hacking at the News of the World, sitting on the evidence for six years. Detective in charge of the case review John Yates, has fled the country and is now helping the Bahraini police to kill peaceful demonstrators and terrorise the oppressed people of the Bahrain dictatorship. Was Daniel Morgan axe-murdered in 1987 by corrupt South London police he was about to expose? What is the connection to the Stephen Lawrence case? Why did Rupert Murdoch’s News of the World interfere with the police investigation into Daniel’s murder? We hear the full story from Justice4Daniel campaign. Daniel’s brother Alastair which includes allegation of Metropolitan police involvement in bank robberies, gun and drug running. Former policeman & author of ‘The Filth’, Duncan Maclaughlin accuses the Metropolitan police drug squad of being the best organised crime gang in the country. Book about Met corruption ‘Untouchables, Dirty cops, bent justice and racism in Scotland Yard’ by Michael Gillard and Laurie Flynne which exposes the evil culture of impunity among a group of corrupt Scotland Yard police officers – now republished in Kindle edition. Martin Summers suggests the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) might like to investigate the Metropolitan police like Operation Countryman did between 1978-1982. Gwynneth Powell-Davies from UNITE union is taking part in a march in Bristol tomorrow for our NHS which politicians seem hell-bent on privatising against the wishes of almost everybody in Britain. One thing they plan to do is ‘divide and rule’ by stopping national pay negotiations, bringing in ‘regional pay’. Will new governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney be a ‘Dracula Vampire Squid’ as he is affiliated to the Nazi founded Bilderberg group and crooked global investment bank who are taking over Europe, Goldman Sachs. Character profiles, not in any of the mainstream press, criticising new Bank of England governor Mark ‘carnage’ Carney from Infowars on Mon 26th Nov & Forbes on Tue 27th Nov. Will the Chinese and Russians send troops into Syria as NATO (or Assad?) force Syrian internet shutdown? 120,000 deaths in Mexico in the ‘drug wars’ but prime minister David Cameron & LibDem leader Nick Clegg are happy to welcome the Mexican drug gangs’ treasurer Lord Green, who ran their drug loot around in his HSBC armoured trucks, as a minister in the UK coalition government. Former chair of Bristol Somali forum Latif Ismael discusses his home country and Western intervention there as well as the background to the phenomenon of Somali pirates and proximity to the Middle East. President of the Federation of African Journalists Omar Faruk Osman explains corrupt developers & businessmen are behind the killing of scores of journalists in Africa making it the most dangerous profession on the continent.