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“Economical With The Truth?” [Part One]

“Economical With The Truth?” [Part One] – an ‘In My View’ article by Nigel Ward, reporting on some widely-believed assertions about the NYP Major Fraud Investigation Team’s investigation into the formation of new minerals companies in the NYMNP. [Part Two [...]

May 19, 2013 North York Moors National Park Authority, Scarborough Borough Council

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

From Scarborough Town Hall, With Anger

22nd Feb 2013 – Private Eye Rotten Boroughs (1334) Publishes ‘Moor The Merrier’ about Tim Lawn’s possible £2.5 million gains from the York Potash mine 8th Mar 2013 – ‘From York Potash, With Love’ published about theatre tickets gifted to [...]

April 2, 2013 North York Moors National Park Authority, Scarborough Borough 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

An Open Letter to the National Park CEO Andy WILSON

An Open Letter to the National Park CEO Andy WILSON Mr Andy WILSON – Chief Executive Officer – North York Moors National Park Authority Andy, As you are aware, I emailed you on 8th March 2013 (followed by a brief [...]

March 19, 2013 North York Moors National Park Authority

SBC: Cllr Tim Lawn Resigns

The Scarborough Borough Council Website currently shows that Tim Lawn is no longer an elected Councillor and that his term of office ended today, Monday 18th March 2013. Given that Tim Lawn was one of the requisite two Scarborough Borough [...]

March 19, 2013 North York Moors National Park Authority, Scarborough Borough Council

From York Potash, With Love

As regular readers will know, Registers of Interests are always intriguing reading, but the full facts are obscured as relevant information is often altered or omitted. Given the willingness of Local Authorities to support York Potash’s dig on the North [...]

March 8, 2013 North York Moors National Park Authority, 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