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 BCFM Drivetime 
 Harley Facades used flammable cladding that was only £5000 cheaper than non-flammable
 Weekly Program
 Bristol Broadband Co-operative  
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First hour: News review: with Bristol city councillors Mhairi Threlfall (Labour) and Mark Weston (Conservative) - Grenfell Towers fire disaster in London: 59 high rises in Bristol do not use type of cladding used in Grenfell and fire procedures are good; tenants at Grenfell had raised concerns over safety; Mahad Egal, resident at Grenfell Tower, gives his account of disaster initiated by an exploding fridge, possibly caused by a power surge, in flat 16 on the fourth floor – interview by Victoria Derbyshire on BBC1; ITV News piece about two companies - Rydon and Harley Facades responsible for refurb. of block – Harley Facades used flammable cladding that was only £5000 cheaper than non-flammable;  Kensington and Chelsea TMO – failed to make adequate fire risk assessment – Council signed work off;  The luxurious lifestyle of the cladding firm couple - Boss who sold materials which covered deadly tower block lives with his secretary wife in a £1 million mansion; Public Inquiry into disaster – building standards, corporate manslaughter; Grenfell Action Group blog last November saying unless there is a big disaster no one will listen to them: KCTMO – Playing with fire! Clip from Ludicrous Diversion film about new June 2015 Public Inquiries Act, which questions how independent Public Inquiries can now be; criticism of Theresa May for not talking to victims of disaster. The Queen's Speech put off two days until next Wednesday – Theresa May's deal with DUP – Sinn Fein says deal could break Good Friday Agreement – who are DUP? What is happening to Brexit? Outside the single market. Weston Super Mare A&E is closing overnight - end of austerity? How to fix the economy?

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