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Double-Dipping: McCartney Puts Record Straight!

All has been quiet on the Double-Dipping front for some time now; not really surprising given that North Yorkshire County Council elections were scheduled for the 2nd May. No-one was willing to stick their head above the parapet, given it [...]

May 15, 2013 North Yorkshire County Council, Selby District Council

Dick Ducks Double-Dipping Disrepute Duty

Dick Ducks Double-Dipping Disrepute Duty An ‘In My View’ article – by Nigel Ward  As the ‘double-dipping’ row escalates – and emerges County-wide and probably beyond – NYCC Chief Executive Officer Richard (‘Dick’) FLINTON has abdicated all responsibility in the [...]

January 14, 2013 North Yorkshire County Council

Double-Dipping double-talk – a ‘frank and honest’ statement?

Double-Dipping double-talk – a ‘frank and honest’ statement? IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST The anatomy of a COVER-UP. Institutionalised ‘Get-Out-of-Jail-Free’ cards? Over five weeks ago, on Friday 26th October 2012, the Whitby Gazette published an article entitled “Councillors cleared of ‘double-dipping’”. [...]

December 4, 2012 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

Duplicitous, Devious & Dumb ‘Double-Dipping’ Denials

Duplicitous, Devious & Dumb ‘Double-Dipping’ Denials – an ‘In My View’ article – by Nigel Ward ~ IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST ACTS OF CORRUPTION in public life occur in a wide variety of forms; from the large-scale, complex and sophisticated [...]

September 2, 2012 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

Double-Dipping: An Update

You may remember an article I penned about Councillors elected to both Scarborough Borough Council and North Yorkshire County Council, who were claiming Broadband allowances from both Authorities. I was hoping the Councillors themselves would sort this mess out, but [...]

August 3, 2012 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

Police poised to act on ‘Double-Dippers’?

Police poised to act on ‘Double-Dippers’? – an ‘In My View’ article – byNIGEL WARD ~ IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST Regular readers have been asking me to explain just what it is about ‘double-dipping’ that is such a big deal. [...]

September 26, 2012 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

Double-Dippers Make Private Eye

North Yorkshire Enquirer contributors, Tim Thorne And Nigel Ward, have taken a story first published nearly six months ago to the national press for the second time in as many months. Many of you will remember that Nigel Ward’s Expose [...]

September 19, 2012 North Yorkshire County Council, Private Eye, Scarborough Borough Council

“Two-Faced Double-Dipper” – CodHead 031

“Two-Faced Double-Dipper” As the ‘double-dipping’ row kicks off in earnest, Codhead homes in on Councillor Brian Simpson, the renowned ‘floor-walker’. ‘Floor-walker’ is the epithet applied to any Councillor who switches allegiance from one political party to another in accordance with [...]

April 27, 2012 Cartoons

NYE Journalist Wins NUJ Prize

Regular NYE contributor and NUJ journalist TIM HICKS has won an NUJ prize for the best letter submitted to the NUJ magazine “The Journalist”. Tim is a Chartered Accountant and has been writing for the NYE and other media outlets [...]

January 2, 2020 North Yorkshire Police, 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