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Vote “No Confidence”

Vote “No Confidence” by SAM CROSS   Why are we calling a vote of No Confidence in the Leader of the Council and his Cabinet? There are a myriad of reasons. The appalling waste of taxpayer’s money that stretches over [...]

June 21, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

Filey: “Enough is Enough is ENOUGH”

A Letter to the Editor (in fact, two for the price of one) from Tony GREEN, former SBC Officer, voicing the concerns of his community – Filey, Hunmanby and surrounding villages – as expressed in a letter from an unnamed [...]

June 16, 2017 Filey Town, Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: NO CONFIDENCE VOTE – 10:00am MONDAY 26th JUNE 2017

SBC: NO CONFIDENCE VOTE – 10:00am MONDAY 26th JUNE 2017   BE THERE!   Background: http://nyenquirer.uk/?s=No+Confidence   Share This: [...]

June 15, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC ‘No Confidence’ Stone-Walling

SBC ‘No Confidence’ Stone-Walling an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on Councillor Sam CROSS’s valiant attempts to bring the No Confidence vote to Council. ~~~~~ Now that we have the general election behind us (say what!), we [...]

June 11, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

‘Out of Order’ – Or Just A ‘Slight’ Improvement?

‘Out of Order’ – Or Just A ‘Slight’ Improvement? Guest author ALLAN ROBERTS draws readers’ attention to a matter of arithmetical competency (or otherwise) and/or the honesty (or otherwise) on the part of SBC Councillor Mike COCKERILL [Ind.], Portfolio Holder [...]

June 9, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: By-Election Looming?

SBC: By-Election Looming? an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, noting the possibility of a by-election in the Mulgrave ward of Scarborough Borough Council. ~~~~~ According to the SBC web-site, Councillor Marie HARLAND [Con.] did attend the Meeting of [...]

June 6, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

Flamingo Land Tory Donations IV

Tory-dominated Scarborough Borough Council’s preferred bidder for the Foreshore Road Futurist Theatre site, Flamingo Land Limited and its director Gordon Gibb, have again made sizable donations to the Tory party. The donations, which were recorded on the Electoral Commission web [...]

June 2, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

Cheap Broadband

In a letter bristling with brazen hypocrisy, Labour’s North Yorkshire Leader, Councillor Eric Broadbent, has called out the North Yorkshire Tories for increasing their councillor allowance by 2.5% per annum. I can hear many of you saying you agree with [...]

June 1, 2017 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

Did Broadbent Vote For Jaconelli?

On Monday 12th May 2014 Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) voted to remove the titles of Alderman and Mayor from Conservative Peter Jaconelli. The removal was due to a large number of allegations of child sex abuse, some of them in [...]

June 1, 2017 Misc, North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough 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