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26/01/2011

Duration:
49 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 26 January 2011

Consumer affairs with Winifred Robinson

Many museums are facing cuts in Government funding, but the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester is launching a £9 million revamp. We hear from its director, Tony Hill, about the benefits he hopes it will bring.

Council subsidised bus services look set to be another target for cuts. Many areas risk losing a large number of their evening and week-end services. MPs have launched a Commons inquiry.

And supermarkets are trying to make vegetarian food more mainstream. But some vegetarians aren't too keen on being branded "meat free" eaters.

Chapters

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    German Railways is closing down its most popular UK subsidiary, Wrexham and Shropshire, on Friday. We examine the implications for passengers.

  • Museum Funding

    The Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester today launches a £9 million revamp. We hear from the director, Tony Hill.

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  • Bus services

    Many bus services, which are subsidised by local authorities, are facing cuts. MPs have launched a Commons inquiry.

Broadcasts

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