Thursday 18th April 2019,
North Yorks Enquirer

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Payback Time For Cllr David Jeffels

Regular readers may remember a recent article about Conservative Councillors claiming for travel to attend Conservative Group Meetings at County Hall, North Yorkshire County Council’s (NYCC) headquarters in Northallerton. From the Freedom of Information (FOI) data gathered – the mileage [...]

August 25, 2013 North Yorkshire County Council

The Futurist Top Twenty

The Futurist Top Twenty an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reminding voters of a four-yearly opportunity to hold elected Conservative Councillors to account. ~~~~~ As predicted, not all 22 of the Scarborough Borough Councillors who voted in favour [...]

April 8, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

The Borough’s Laziest Councillors

With the May 2nd Local Elections for Scarborough Borough Council just around the corner, now seems like a good time to review Councillor meeting attendance figures for the current four year term (2015-2019). The Councillors are listed in order of [...]

April 7, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC May 2019 Local Election Candidates

Runners and riders for the 2019 Scarborough Borough Council Elections, including yours truly. I wonder how much the Parliamentary turmoil will affect voting patterns? Burniston & Cloughton Andrew Backhouse – Conservative Party Moira Cunningham – Labour Party Beverley Kristensen – [...]

April 4, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

“Little & Nothing””

A gloriously acerbic Letter to the Editor from SBC Councillor Michelle DONOHUE-MONCRIEFF [Ind.Ind.] (Hertford), letting some gas out of the desperate Tory pairing in the Hertford (Hunmanby) Ward – Councillor Godfrey ALLANSON and ex-Kipper, ‘Tweeting’ Tom SESTON – who, respectively, [...]

March 20, 2019 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

Doh-BID! U-Turner has the Tories desperately spinning

A Letter to the Editor from a Scarborough Borough Councillor Michelle Donohue-Moncrieff [Ind]. ~~~~~ Dear Editor, I wish to add my support to the call by Independent and Labour Councillors for an extraordinary meeting of Scarborough Borough Council to discuss [...]

February 27, 2019 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

Five Years Ago…

Five years ago Nigel, Tim and I appeared on BBC1’s regional investigative journalism show Inside Out. It took a closer look at our fledgling attempts at investigative journalism to see if our claims would stand up. The show headlined with [...]

February 10, 2019 North York Moors National Park Authority, North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Embezzles £150k?

On Monday 4th September 2017, a Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) meeting was held at the Town Hall, St Nicholas St, Scarborough. SBC agreed to take £150,000 from the Special Parking Account (SPA) and give it to the Amaury Sports Organisation [...]

October 12, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

The Rôle of Party Whips in Local Government

The Rôle of Party Whips in Local Government an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, examining the party “Whip” system, as applied at local government level. ~~~~~ My opposition to party political representation at the County, Borough/District and Town/Parish [...]

August 25, 2017 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Scarborough Borough Council

Did Broadbent Vote For Jaconelli?

On Monday 12th May 2014 Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) voted to remove the titles of Alderman and Mayor from Conservative Peter Jaconelli. The removal was due to a large number of allegations of child sex abuse, some of them in [...]

June 1, 2017 Misc, North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council