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NYCC Funding Conservative Party Jollies?

Regular readers may remember a few recent articles about the mileage of Councillors at North Yorkshire County Council (NYCC). From the NYCC data, we established that during a three year period sufficient mileage was claimed to drive to the moon [...]

July 18, 2013 North Yorkshire County Council
County Hall - Northallerton

NYCC: Out Of Control?

The minutes from North Yorkshire County Council Executive meetings are normally mundane, but the minutes from 29th November 2011 and 3rd July 2012 reveal some startling allegations against Officers of North Yorkshire Trading Standards (NYTS) and North Yorkshire County Council. [...]

July 7, 2013 North Yorkshire County Council

County Councillor BLACKBURN “would not do that” – Oh, really?

County Councillor BLACKBURN “would not do that” – Oh, really? an ‘In My View’ article by Nigel Ward, reporting on another sorry travesty of the Complaints Procedure at NYCC. ~ On 16th December 2012, I published an article entitled “The [...]

June 17, 2013 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

Police Chief’s “Impossible Journeys”

Police Chief’s  “Impossible Journeys” an ‘In My View’ article by Nigel Ward, reporting on an extraordinarily penny-pinching pecuniary advantage obtained by one who, perhaps above all others, should be (and be seen to be) ‘whiter than white’. ~ “Les Misér(ables)” [...]

May 27, 2013 Hambleton District Council, North Yorkshire County Council, North Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner

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

“Me Too!” – an independent investigation?

“Me Too!” – an independent investigation? an ‘In My View’ article by Nigel Ward, examining the case for a truly independent investigation into allegations of fraud and forgery during the roll-out of the “Me Too!” Voucher Scheme intended to provide [...]

May 2, 2013 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

More NYMNPA / York Potash Conflicted Interests?

On Monday the 24th September 2012 at 10am there was a full National Park Authority meeting at The National Park Office, The Old Vicarage, Bondgate, Helmsley. Item 16 on the Agenda was a pre-application presentation to members of the Authority. The [...]

April 21, 2013 North York Moors National Park Authority, North Yorkshire County Council

“Me Too!” – Councillor Plant ‘protesteth too much’

Trimming the lawns, pruning the plants . . . – an “In My View” article, by Nigel Ward. IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST Corruption Buster Nigel Ward interrupts the schedule of his series of exposés describing the fraud and forgery surrounding [...]

March 31, 2013 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

NYCC Car Allowances

Councillors have claimed nearly three quarters of a million miles during the last three financial years. Councillors total mileage claims are 153% higher than their total official meetings mileage during the last 3 years. Facts & Figures There are 72 [...]

March 5, 2013 North Yorkshire County Council

NYCC IT/Broadband Allowance Abuse

Despite repeated calls to reform the system nearly £32,000 per annum is being overpaid to Councillors across North Yorkshire in the form of an IT / Broadband Allowance. Over the last four years around £125,000 has been overpaid to Councillors [...]

February 17, 2013 Craven District Council, Hambleton District Council, Harrogate Borough Council, North Yorkshire County Council, Richmondshire District Council, Scarborough Borough Council, Selby District Council