Wednesday 24th May 2017,
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NYCC: Adult Social Care £10M Flim-Flam

NYCC: Adult Social Care £10M Flim-Flam an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, disclosing the extent of the misleading information about the Adult Social Care increment of this year’s Council Tax bills – £10 MILLION. ~~~~~~ For detailed background [...]

May 24, 2017 North Yorkshire County Council

ERYC: PARNABY Formal Complaint

ERYC: PARNABY Formal Complaint an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, up-dating readers on the allegations against East Riding of Yorkshire Council Leader Councillor Stephen PARNABY [Con.]. ~~~~~ Regular readers will be aware of the allegations made by Cottingham [...]

May 22, 2017 East Riding of Yorkshire Council

SBC: A Nice Little Side Deal?

SBC: A Nice Little Side Deal? an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, examining a Report by SBC’s Director of Finance and s.151 Officer, Nick EDWARDS, recommending Portfolio Holder Councillor Mike COCKERILL [Ind.] to grant an extraordinarily favourable license. [...]

May 22, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

What Do We Know About ROBERT GOODWILL MP? (Part One)

What Do We Know About ROBERT GOODWILL MP? (Part One) With the so-called ‘snap’ general election three weeks away, and with a significant Conservatives lead in the polls, Robert GOODWILL, the incumbent MP for Scarborough & Whitby, is looking assured [...]

May 19, 2017 Misc

“Perpetual Purdah”

In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the one hundred and first in a continuing series of so-called “Photoons” – cartoons developed from digital photographs – highlighting the more amusing aspects of current affairs in North Yorkshire and [...]

May 18, 2017 Uncategorized

OfSTED: The ‘Benign’ Inspection Technique?

OfSTED: The ‘Benign’ Inspection Technique? an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, previewing the forthcoming OfSTED Inspection of Eskdale School, Whitby. ~~~~~ As a prelude to the imminent (and long-awaited) OfSTED Inspection of Whitby’s Eskdale School, I thought it might [...]

May 15, 2017 North Yorkshire County Council

SBC: ‘Leaked’ Email Exposes Tory ‘No Confidence’ Angst

SBC: ‘Leaked’ Email Exposes Tory ‘No Confidence’ Angst an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, up-dating readers on the back-stage pseudo-progress of the No Confidence vote. ~~~~~ It becomes apparent that the Scarborough Borough Council Conservative Group are getting [...]

May 11, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

OPEN LETTER: JIM DILLON, LISA DIXON AND COUNCILLORS

A Open Letter to Mr Jim DILLON, CEO and Head of Paid Service, Mrs Lisa DIXON, Director of Legal & Democratic Services and Monitoring, and all Councillors of the Scarborough Borough Council. ~~~~~ OPEN LETTER TO JIM DILLON, LISA DIXON [...]

May 8, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

ERYC: ROBINSON Ratchets Up On PARNABY

ERYC: ROBINSON Ratchets Up On PARNABY an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on the continuing efforts of developer Peter ROBINSON to raise an investigation into alleged misconduct on the part of East Riding of Yorkshire Council Leader [...]

May 7, 2017 East Riding of Yorkshire Council

NYCC Election Results – Borough of Scarborough

NYCC Election Results – Borough of Scarborough Up-dating throughout the count. Those elected are displayed in bold red type. Castle Division Janet JEFFERSON [Ind.] – 717 Tom SESTON [Con.] – 164 Tim THORNE [Ukip] – 151 Mark VESEY [Green] – [...]

May 5, 2017 North Yorkshire County Council