27/05/2012 Sunday Politics South


Andrew Neil and Peter Henley with the latest political news, interviews and debate, including shadow business secretary Chuka Umunna.

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In the South: we have been finding out about the Government's planned


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Welcome to Sunday politics out. Coming up: Five locations in the


south are up for grabs has the Government plans to get local TV


made by local people. Paul Hearty is an if Labour councillor and Ian


Hunt what is the new Conservative leader of a local council. What do


you intend to do it be a fully? was part of the Conservative


manifesto in 2009 so there will be no radical changes. I have been


part of the process of the Budget, so it is about the style difference.


The people who say, why don't you change things, they Conservatives?


It is said Labour-dominated council, isn't it? It is, but we have four


other district councils as well and we have a good relationship with


them. Without a working relationship, local government


would just grind to a halt. We need to put aside her differences and


work together. So, it is a fresh start? It is for me. Basingstoke is


one of those places that is a three-way split. He did well at the


expense of Liberal-Democrats. are now the official opposition and


the Liberal Democrats have fallen back. It is quite a step forward


for us. What would you put that down to? Communication with


residents. Good candidates on the doorstep talking to people about


what they care about and translating that into action.


they were seen as Tony Blair, flagship policy, the ASBO. It was


claimed they became a bit of the badge of honour, that the month --


but now they are going, criminal behaviour orders are going to


replace them. That idea is going to be piloted over in Brighton and


Hove. These community triggers, how would that work? The Community


trigger is an interesting opportunity for us and brightened


and Hove. It gives us a real opportunity to build on some of the


strong work that we have been doing with communities from way back in


2003. We're interested in this. We recognise that we want to get it


right first time when people report to us. Were we don't get it right


first time, we want to get it right for them. Where were you struggling


with ASBOs? We weren't. They were just taking us longer than we would


have liked. It was becoming bureaucratic and in some cases


quite costly because you're working with the courts. The suggestion


from some is that this is just a rebranding exercise, and getting


rid of some of the subtleties of ASBOs? The interesting thing is


that they contain opportunities to work with offenders, to address


their underlying causes of their behaviour. For example, three new


criminal behaviour order, you can prohibit somebody from doing


something, but you could add into a positive requirement which the


court can put in place. For example, an individual to seek treatment.


You are not only tackling the anti- social behaviour, but the


underlying cause as, hopefully. sound like Tony Blair! Are you


annoyed to see ASBOs being replaced? Everything needs to grow.


It is having the services to go with that. What we're seeing it is


all well and good to give them a criminal behaviour order, but in


Hampshire we have seen the youth services lose �4 million. It is no


good to have these things if you can follow it up with a support


surface. -- surface. It is all well and good to have a name, but if you


don't stop would change people's behaviour, that is a real issue.


Have you got the resources? For us in Brighton, there are some real


opportunities in the positive requirements to these orders that


were never there before. Having a positive requirement written into


an order would help us to have that conversation with their clients,


the perpetrator, and say your behaviour needs to change. But you


need a properly qualified person to have that. We are confident that we


have the people to do that. If you have good resources from a


partnership of the agencies working together, you can achieve some of


the stuff without having lots of resources. He is talking in a very


supportive way, but I thought this idea was to send a stronger message,


to stop them being a badge of honour. Yes, we have made savings


in Oxfordshire in her youth services, but we have stripped out


the management. We have an early intervention service that pulls


together the youth service, drug misuse, Supporting families and it


is providing that service of all the people working together. So it


can be very easy to say just throw them in jail, but the best thing is


to deal with it and you need to make sure you have the facilities


there. If you have a resident, an issue, you ring 999. But we have


lost those 999 officers. And you are quite confident that this makes


the thing simpler? I think it will make it less bureaucratic and


considerably cheaper. If over time it case law will be added up, but I


think it is the opportunity for a fresh start to protect vulnerable


individuals from the harm of anti- social behaviour and hate crime.


that with the scheme. And the culture secretary has been paying a


lot of attention lately to broadcasting of an uncapped -- of


an entirely different scale than BSkyB. People got together in


Birmingham to discuss the value of the emerging market, but not


everyone thinks the idea will work. He is the film director who brought


us Midnight Express and Pudsey Malone, but Alan Parker's


appearance today is being recorded on a budget substantially below


that of a Hollywood blockbuster. The students of Solent University


are running this recording, calling the shots from the gallery. This is


part of their education and later this year Solent hopes to be the


first educational institution to be granted a licence for the own


broadcast television station. are looking at a more radical


conception of how we might want to do things, looking at different


audiences at different times of the day and the kind of content that is


rather more challenging. We want to involve our students in the project.


We want work that is carried out as an assessed part of the curriculum.


Setanta has won a five places in the south were bids are being


prepared. Local newspapers have been doing just this for many years,


of course. Some have successfully introduced video reports, but the


history of local television is not so good. Portsmouth TV's of


financial failure led to employment tribunals. There have been


successes at a very local level. don't think it is about figures,


though we are blessed with good viewing figures. Barry is on his


way to For on the story for which the TV. He set up the service two


years ago using volunteers. For volunteer reporters, this is not


about building a media career, but about being part of the community.


It builds the community. Rather than being spread out across all of


Oxfordshire thumb a you get to see the same people, the same events


and you get a real feel for the community. We are at the parish


community newsletter but online and with pictures. There is plenty to


put on air, apart from being the Prime Minister's constituency,


there is a steady supply of interviews with people such as


Jeremy Clarkson. Whitney TV is run on a shoestring in Barry's front


room. Before I started working here, I didn't have a clue about anything


that goes on and I think that is why I love doing it so much because


you don't realise what goes on in your community. People should look


at the Community Channel as a surface, not as a money-making


exercise, because it of thing that has what it should be. That is one


of the reasons why we have stepped back ants decided not to go for a


licence. That is why I decided to go for something on the internet. I


think a commercial exercise will fail.


Back in Southampton, to the university students know what


they're letting themselves in for? With a dozen full-time staff and a


half million pound budget, the programmes will be made to the


highest standards. If you can utilise and resource it has already


there within the university, that his equipment and space, and if you


can and all students in the kind of work of the station, it seems to be


a win-win situation and one that is most likely to make this


commercially viable. The university does have deep pockets. They say


they are prepared to absorb losses were three or four years as


audiences grow. This time around, local TV might even make money. So,


set and then, Oxford, Brighton in the first five. You like that idea


of a community group of people, rather than the anoraks, not other


one to call them anoraks! It is good that's it is genuine, it is


real events in the local area. It is at the level work I can


communicate something different. Basingstoke the council might take


a stake in this come into it and Dundee University. Be some


broadcasters. No, but it is about the community, what is going on in


your neighbourhood. The idea of bringing into students from


colleges and people who can get skills through this is a good idea


because then they own it and feel good about it. It is about the


community. Oxford has tried local TV. It tried and failed. The


difficulty is sometimes they are trying to be too big. They have got


to be part of the community and stick to the community. We need TV


doesn't have the aspiration to take over the world's but they just want


to concentrate on what the and the surrounding areas. I think that is


what's people have to set their sights on. They have got a lot of


good stories in with me! We are looking for an exclusive with David


Cameron forced stop advertising which the TV! So, the sun is


shining and next weekend the Long Jubilee Bank Holiday is a critical


time for the tourist industry. Are they smiling? With the now is the


director of tourism for Bournemouth. This sun makes a phenomenal


difference. We are looking at four times the number of people coming


on to our website, so 300,000 people a month. Is that people from


here staying at home or overseas visitors? Mostly people from the UK.


People who came initially perhaps because they had to light that ants


-- they liked it and had decided to come back. And the New Forest,


Bournemouth, wonderful experiences. A whole generation of young people


never experienced it. A lot of young people are trying it now for


the first time. The Olympics opening ceremony dope, people are


seeing -- are saying that half the population of the world will see it.


Will we get results? Here we have an international education business,


so the profiling of business do that to greet could be really


important for us. The legacy value up that could be tremendous. Are we


prepared? We are trying to bring up the standard of British tourism, is


it getting better? Yes, but it is not just about the Olympics, it is


about the standard of our accommodation, are attractions. We


have a whole programme of events, a lot of them are free for people.


Even on a rainy day? Others will things to do? Even on a rainy day.


The entertainment is what we can do fantastically well in this country.


We can put on a fantastic show. With the weather so good -- when


the weather is not so good, you have a whole range of indoor events.


A regular round-up of the political It was full steam ahead for


Liverpool's cruise ship plants, that the minister still has to


persuade the European Commission that he has not staged at


Southampton. What you're doing is legal, fair. I can see why the


commission would have a problem. Despite protests, Sainsbury's is


coming to a Hampshire market town, that Bishop's Waltham will be


watching. There is a survey going on. All we need to do is to capture


the high street. From shops to squat. Brighton's might where the


elite had the Prime Minister's backing for tough action. After a


hot week, how about some cool jazz. A committee of MPs and Lords


declared boxwood's spin club the top venues. You can't beat a good


swing in politics! I haven't been. You haven't been! I don't believe


it. Is in jazz sure thing? really, to be honest. I suppose


you're trying to get Labour back again. Talking about ASBOs, that


now seems to be going and we're going for criminalisation come a


lot tougher. Is that the new approach? What happens in reality


is another thing. The government are Great's -- the government are


graded gimmicks. It is transparency, but the economy as well. It the


Andrew Neil and Peter Henley with the latest political news, interviews and debate, including shadow business secretary Chuka Umunna.

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