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The West Country Debate: catch up with political news from the region

Credit: ITV News West Country

ITV News West Country's Political Correspondent David Wood presents this month's West Country Debate.

He is joined by Farming Minister George Eustice, Conservative MP for Camborne & Redruth; MP for Stroud David Drew, who's the shadow Farming Minister; and Baroness Cathy Bakewell, former leader of Somerset County Council and Lords spokesperson for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.

As farmers from Gloucestershire to Cornwall struggle after this year's extreme weather, should the government be doing more to help?

Two Russian suspects are announced after the Novichok poisonings in Amesbury and Salisbury but is the government being tough enough against Putin?

Plus, with all 3 leaders of the main political parties under pressure and conference season just around the corner, how long can they hang onto their positions?

You can watch the full episode here:

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