The Big Issues

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The Big Issues

Friday, 8 October

John Bird, co-founder of The Big Issue, warns of the risk of mass homelessness at a time when prices are going up. He tells us he wants the government to spend £1 trillion to fix the problem. First up though, Dr Amir Khan drops by to explain why this year’s flu jab campaign is the biggest ever. Like his boxing namesake, he wants people to get jabbed. And the UK is eating less MEAT but still too much to MEET a key sustainability target, according to scientists at Oxford. We MEET the lead researcher, Cristina Stewart, who says that not all meat is equal… Today’s Newscast was made by Danny Wittenberg with producers Alix Pickles and Ben Cooper. The studio manager was Mike Regaard and the assistant editor was Ali Gee. The editor is Jonathan Aspinwall.
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