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Child Sex Abuse: One Whistle-Blower’s Story

Child Sex Abuse: One Whistle-Blower’s Story by Crime & Parliamentary Affairs Correspondent TIM HICKS. ~~~~~ In my article The Moors Murders, Police Attitudes to Sexual Offences against Children I praised the BBC Drama “Three girls” for continuing to highlight the [...]

May 21, 2017 Police

“Words From A Whistle-blower”

A Letter to the Editor from Marie STEPHENSON of Scarborough, adding her voice to the many who have found the courage to “blow the whistle”, only to see ranks closed, doors slammed and talk of “threats or retaliation”. ~~~~~ Dear [...]

April 15, 2015 Letters

“Whistle-blowers” – The Voices Are Gathering

“Whistle-blowers” – The Voices Are Gathering – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, presenting a further perspective on the prevailing public sector practice and policy of suppressing legitimate complainants and “whistle-blowers”. ~~~~~ On 10th January 2015, I took [...]

January 14, 2015 Misc

Gagged “Whistle-Blowers”

A Letter to the Editor from Marie STEPHENSON of Scarborough, who writes in support of recent articles on the subject of “whistle-blowers” whose complaints remain uninvestigated and who have received disgraceful intimidatory treatment from the very bodies whose statutory duty, [...]

January 13, 2015 Letters

HDC Whistle-Blower: Who Dunnit? Who Hid It? Own up!

HDC Whistle-Blower: Who Dunnit? Who Hid It? Own up! an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD outlining the “ins and outs” of the Hambleton District Council “Whistleblower’s charter”. ~~~~~ “Whistle-blowing” is a common parlance term that signifies what is [...]

September 29, 2014 Hambleton District Council

“SBC Auditors Controversy”

“SBC Auditors Controversy” As well as covering crime and parliamentary affairs, Tim Hicks is also a Chartered Accountant. The Enquirer asked him for his opinion on the recent Financial Reporting Council report into the quality of the local authority audits [...]

November 5, 2020 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

Hypocrites & Idiots: NYP Essential Journeys #10

Hypocrites & Idiots: North Yorkshire Police Essential Journeys #10 by TIM HICKS ~~~~~  NYE Media Operations during the coronavirus pandemic Recently, there have been a series of scandals publicised in the national and local media about the great and the [...]

May 27, 2020 North Yorkshire Police, North Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner

“Pot, Kettle, Black”

An Open Letter to Derek by TIM HICKS ~~~~~ Dear Derek, Open Letter re Conduct of Council Officers Hope you don’t mind me addressing you by your first name, but we have been corresponding for so long and I have [...]

August 3, 2019 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

Another Cleveland Police Sex Corruption Scandal

Another Cleveland Police Sex Corruption Scandal A Letter to the Editor from NYE crime correspondent TIM HICKS. ~~~~~ Sir, Cleveland Police has been hit with scandal after scandal. They are specified in my article calling for re-organisation of policing in [...]

July 14, 2019 Letters, Police

Cleveland Police: A Force in Trouble

Cleveland Police: A Force in Trouble by Tim Hicks and Chris Clark ~~~~~ Introduction Cleveland Police area of responsibility borders the Northern edge of the North Yorkshire Police (NYP) boundary. Chris Clark and I have covered three unsolved murders in [...]

June 14, 2019 Police