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“House of Secrets”

A Letter to the Editor from Ali WILKINS of Scarborough, who responds to Councillor Rob BARNETT’s recent Letter (itself a response to a Letter from Heather RELF), commenting on the affection for secrecy that permeates Scarborough Borough Council Town Hall. [...]

June 26, 2018 Letters

SBC: House of Secrets

SBC: House of Secrets – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on some first tentative signs of Scarborough Borough Council advancing into the 21st Century. Maybe. ~~~~~ North Yorkshire Enquirer readers in the Scarborough area have been [...]

June 5, 2015 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: BACKHOUSE -v- BASTIMAN (the Pregnant Discord)

SBC: BACKHOUSE -v- BASTIMAN (the Pregnant Discord) an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, illuminating a personality clash dividing the House of Secrets. ~~~~~ At the Scarborough Borough Council Annual Meeting held on 23rd May 2013, the Chain of [...]

November 6, 2016 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Officers’ Private Interests

SBC Officers’ Private Interests an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, examining the disclosable interests of Scarborough Borough Council Directors/Senior Officers. ~~~~~ When the Scarborough News (normally the Council’s off-site PR division) splashes “Council leader orders external inquiry into [...]

October 23, 2016 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: Proud & Prejudiced (Part One)

SBC: Proud & Prejudiced (Part One) an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, charting Scarborough Borough Council’s policy of selective transparency. ~~~~~ It may well be that the residents of every Borough and District in the country refer to [...]

September 19, 2016 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: Who Dreams Up The Plans?

SBC: Who Dreams Up The Plans? an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, examining a strategic planning mechanism that by-passes democracy. ~~~~~ The received wisdom is that local Councils pursue a democratic approach to decision-making; electors elect representatives – [...]

April 14, 2016 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Cllrs Apologise To JACONELLI Victims/Survivors

SBC Councillors Apologise To JACONELLI Victims/Survivors an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on some cracks in the walls of the House of Secrets in response to an appeal from campaigner Andy STRANGEWAY, as one Tory Councillor breaks [...]

November 6, 2015 Scarborough Borough Council

JACONELLI: Open Letter To Jim DILLON, SBC CEO

Open Letter To Jim DILLON – SBC CEO ——– Original Message ——– Subject: Open Letter To Jim DILLON – SBC CEO Date: Mon, 21 Sep 2015 23:16:04 +0100 From: Nigel To: Jim.Dillon@scarborough.gov.uk Mr Jim DILLON – Chief Executive Officer and [...]

September 21, 2015 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Sack Officer Over Leak

In among the documentation for the June 17th Cabinet meeting at Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) is an agenda item about proposed changes to the Council’s Constitution. SBC wants to tighten up access to confidential reports by elected members by way [...]

June 12, 2014 Scarborough Borough Council

Two SBC Councillors Accused of Serious Crimes

Two SBC Councillors Accused of Serious Crimes an ‘In My View’ article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on recent correspondence with Scarborough Borough Council’s Director of Legal & Democratic Services Lisa DIXON (of Private Eye fame). ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST [...]

February 9, 2014 Scarborough Borough Council