Friday 16th November 2018,
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N & E Yorks Tory Melt-Down Begins

N & E Yorks Tory Melt-Down Begins an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on a crisis of confidence ripping through our region’s Conservative Associations. ~~~~~ Many Enquirer readers who also follow the anti-corruption and public interest endeavours [...]

November 15, 2018 Uncategorized

SBC Cllr Demands Abolition of ‘Black-Lists’

“Free Speech, Free Press, Free Country” A Letter to the Editor from recently re-instated Scarborough Borough Councillor Michelle Donohue-Moncrieff, who writes in defence of freedom of expression and a free press and calls upon all right-thinking Councillors to support the [...]

November 10, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Town Hall Lockdown Explained: CEO Bowing out?

SBC Town Hall Lockdown Explained: CEO Bowing Out? an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on the unravelling of a Scarborough Borough Council ‘urban myth’, from the Lockdown to the Showdown to the Lowdown. ~~~~~ The Lockdown Readers [...]

November 5, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

“Universal Credit & Mental Health”

Today’s Guest Author slot is given over to an unexpected facet of World Mental Health Day – clinical depression caused or exacerbated by the financial pressure experienced by Universal Credit claimants. ~~~~~ Today is World Mental Health Day – and [...]

October 10, 2018 Misc

“The Letter of the Law”

A Letter to the Editor from former East Riding of Yorkshire Councillor Geoff Pickering in response to Nigel Ward’s widely-read opinion piece “SBC: CEO DILLON Reeling”, published 7th October 2018. The hole gets deeper. ~~~~~ Sir, You can dispel any [...]

October 9, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: CEO DILLON Reeling

SBC: CEO DILLON Reeling an “In My View” article, sharing some opinions on SBC CEO Jim DILLON’s evasion (or do I mean ‘avoidance’?) of scrutiny. ~~~~~ Rhetorical question: Finding himself up a certain well-known creek without available means of propulsion, [...]

October 7, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: 9 X-Party Opposition Cllrs Challenge CEO’s Diktat

SBC: 9 X-Party Opposition Cllrs Challenge CEO’s Diktat an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD reporting on a call for an Extraordinary Meeting of Full Council. ~~~~~ According to a Press Release received yesterday evening, nine Scarborough Borough Councillors, [...]

September 27, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

Flamingo Land Tory Donations V

Tory Scarborough Borough Council’s preferred bidder for the now demolished Foreshore Road Futurist Theatre site, Flamingo Land Limited and its director Gordon Gibb, have again made sizable donations to the Tories. The donations, which were recorded on the Electoral Commission [...]

September 13, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

Another SBC FOIA Stone-Wall

Another SBC FOIA Stone-Wall an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, dissecting yet another SBC FOIA response riddled with unadulterated evasions and implausible lies. ~~~~~ Four-and-a-half months ago, on 17th April 2018, a member of the public (a Mr [...]

September 6, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

Motorhome Madness

Motorhome Madness an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, drawing upon a ‘thread’ of FOIA responses to examine the suspected politicisation of local decision-making. ~~~~~ There are an estimated 225,000 motorhomes registered for use on the roads of the [...]

September 4, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council