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Hambleton District Council: Incompetents, Liars & Fools

Hambleton District Council: Incompetents, Liars & Fools an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on irrefutable evidence that, like their counterparts at Scarborough Borough Council, the Leader of Hambleton District Council is a proven liar – no better [...]

September 12, 2014 Exelby, Leeming & Newton, Hambleton District Council

HDC: Tricky Micky’s Musical Chairs

HDC: Tricky Micky’s Musical Chairs an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on an entirely predictable evasion of responsibility in the corridors of Hambleton District Council, where vast and disproportionate salary increases have signally failed to produce that [...]

September 10, 2014 Hambleton District Council

Huge Hambleton Payoffs

August is the time that county, city, district and borough councils across the country throw their books open to the public for scrutiny. Authorities normally publish a draft statement of accounts on their websites and display a hardcopy of those [...]

August 19, 2014 Hambleton District Council

The New Police HQ

Readers of the regional press will know that the North Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner (NYPCC), Julia Mulligan, and her new Chief Constable, Dave Jones, have together embarked on a project to build a new HQ, termed the new Northern [...]

June 15, 2014 Hambleton District Council, North Yorkshire Police, North Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner

Hambleton Double-Dippers Revealed

You may remember an article about the free Broadband connection that Hambleton District Council (HDC) provides to a number of their elected members that I published a few months ago. You may also remember that HDC went to great lengths [...]

November 21, 2013 Hambleton District Council, North Yorkshire County Council

Payback Time For Anonymous Conservative Councillors

Hambleton District Council Regular readers may remember an article about Councillors at Hambleton District Council (HDC) and the free Broadband connection they receive as elected members. Through FOI requests, we established that eighteen of the forty four elected district Councillors [...]

September 27, 2013 Hambleton District Council, North Yorkshire County Council

HDC: Evasive FOI Responses

In January this year, FOI questions were put to Hambleton District Council attempting to find out what their policy was regarding Broadband and the Council’s forty-four elected members. It turned out that the Council provided a Broadband connection free of [...]

June 5, 2013 Hambleton District 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

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