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Show 215 - Marvin Rees


Bristol has been at the centre of two major demonstrations in the last year: the removal of the Colston statue and the 'Kill the Bill' protest. The elected mayor of Bristol explains how he handled the delicate politics of both events and the wider politics and history of the city. He also shares his own political philosophy in this candid interview reflecting on the challenges he still faces as a result of his race and class. This is a politician speaking from the heart, it is riveting listening. 

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