Saturday 23rd February 2019,
North Yorks Enquirer

Search results for "RIPA"

“SBC: The (not so) Grim RIPA”

A very welcome Letter to the Editor from ANNE SKEOGH, who writes to clarify the legalities behind Scarborough Borough Council’s unlawful practice and policy of intercepting email communications between members of the public and elected Councillors – confirming views expressed [...]

September 22, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

Open Letter (SBC and RIPA)

Open Letter (SBC and RIPA:) Introduction Regular readers will be aware of the ongoing controversies over: Allegations of misuse of Scarborough Borough Council’s (SBC) misuse of its surveillance powers under the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act (RIPA). SBC’s policy of [...]

May 10, 2018 Letters

SBC and RIPA

SBC and RIPA by TIM HICKS Introduction I read with great interest the press release by Mr Hugo Fearnley, the Labour Prospective Party Parliamentary Candidate for Scarborough & Whitby in the next General Election, concerning the “Whexit” controversy, which was [...]

May 8, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC U-Turns on Bogus RIPA Authorisation

SBC U-Turns on Bogus RIPA Authorisation an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, commenting on the dishonesty and evasion surrounding the unlawful interception of emails between members of the public and Councillors/Officers. ~~~~~ SBC has U-turned on the false [...]

April 27, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: The Descent into Disrepute

SBC: The Descent into Disrepute Guest Author BOB ROBERTS sets forth a number of salient reminders as the May 2019 local election campaigns crank up. ~~~~~ It’s now less than 100 days to our local elections. In fact, it’s 95 [...]

January 30, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

Big Brother in the Playground

Big Brother in the Playground an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, revealing a rather shocking misapplication of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 (RIPA). ~~~~~ The Enquirer has provided detailed coverage of Scarborough Borough Council’s ‘misapplication’ of [...]

January 4, 2019 North Yorkshire County Council

The All-Seeing ‘Eye’

The All-Seeing ‘Eye’ Scarborough Borough Council’s attempts to keep secret the names of the seven magnificent individuals ‘deemed’ to be “unreasonably persistent complainants” (i.e. those with legitimate grievances against the Council for whom all avenues of redress continue to be [...]

December 24, 2018 Private Eye, Scarborough Borough Council

“A Christmas Cavil”

An Open Letter to SBC Leader Councillor Derek Bastiman (Con) by NYE crime correspondent TIM HICKS, wishing him a Happy Christmas amongst the snowflakes. ~~~~~ From: Timothy Hicks Sent: 19 December 2018 21:20 To: ‘Cllr.Derek Bastiman’ Subject: FW: Hi Dearest [...]

December 20, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

“The Internet Ethics of SBC?”

A Letter to the Editor from NYE Crime Correspondent TIM HICKS regarding certain “ambiguities” in Scarborough Borough Council’s policy on Councillors’ social media activities and email traffic. ~~~~~ Dear Sir, I have read the various articles concerning Councillor Randerson, Councillor [...]

December 10, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

Dear Derek: A Plea for Mercy

Dear Derek: A Plea for Mercy TIM HICKS – the Man in the Irony Mask – has written to Scarborough Borough Council Leader, Councillor Derek Bastiman (Con). ~~~~~ Dear Derek, Plea for Mercy I hope this e mail finds you [...]

November 29, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council