Sunday 28th November 2021,
North Yorks Enquirer

All posts by Nigel Ward

Raising Standards

Raising Standards an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, offering the opinion that although the forthcoming changes to Councils’ Standards Procedures may amount to greater ‘protection’ for errant Councillors and a further hindrance to freedom of expression, nevertheless, Councillors [...]

March 18, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Cake & Eat It!

Cake & Eat It! an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, highlighting potentially serial abuse of the Scarborough Borough Council Standards Procedures. ~~~~~ Background Regular readers will perhaps recall an article under my by-line published in the North Yorks [...]

March 13, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Project Servator – ‘Anti-Terrorist’ Cash Cow?

Project Servator – ‘Anti-Terrorist’ Cash Cow? The Enquirer has received several communications suggesting that readers may wish to view the following YouTube video, entitled “North Yorkshire Police ‘Project Servator’“. North Yorkshire Police (NYP) has described Operation Servator in the following [...]

March 11, 2021 North Yorkshire Police

SBC: Round-Up

SBC: Round-Up an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, summarising the state of the Borough Council in the run-up to its year-end. ~~~~~ With no further meetings of SBC Full Council scheduled until 11th May 2021, here follows a [...]

March 1, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Yorkshire Coast BID and MI5

Yorkshire Coast BID and MI5 an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, speculating on what the Yorkshire Coast BID and MI5 could conceivably have in common. ~~~~~ All computer users are vulnerable to online attacks but, as a matter [...]

February 24, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Travelodge ‘California’?

Travelodge ‘California’? an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, describing a hotel that SBC can check out of, but cannot leave. ~~~~~ Readers and other followers of the antics of Scarborough Borough Council may remember the following article in [...]

February 18, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC ‘Data Protection’ Officer

SBC ‘Data Protection’ Officer an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, looking ahead to a diligent data breach investigation . . . in the light of past failures. ~~~~~ My thanks go out to the inimitable RANDO – Scarborough [...]

February 15, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

“Cllr. Riley Exposes Himself . . .”

“Councillor Riley Exposes Himself – to Ridicule” A Letter to the Editor from a very defensive Independent Councillor, Paul RILEY, expressing his resentment of criticism and general lack of political ‘savvy’. With a view to untangling his misconceptions, the editor [...]

February 10, 2021 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

Suppression of Information Act: SBC-style

Suppression of Information Act: SBC-style an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, highlighting a rudimentary failure on the part of SBC’s Legal department – and an erroneous statement by a SBC Portfolio Holder Councillor Tony RANDERSON [Lab.]. ~~~~~ Regular [...]

February 5, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

The Eunuch in the Brothel

The Eunuch in the Brothel an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, setting out his ‘take’ on the big lie underpinning the present crisis at Scarborough Borough Council. ~~~~~  My thanks go out to the Independent member who has [...]

February 1, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council