Tuesday 19th November 2019,
North Yorks Enquirer

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“A Political Eunuch in SBC”

A Letter to the Editor from Councillor Michelle DONOHUE-MONCRIEFF [Ind.], who is not an admirer of autocracy. ~~~~~ Sir, As I arrived home from work late on Wednesday, I heard from other Councillors that Yorkshire Coast Radio had reported that [...]

November 15, 2019 Letters

“Transparency – an Open Door?”

A Letter to the Editor from ROGER PICKSTOCK, of Scarborough, responding to Councillor Michelle Donohue-Moncrieff’s tongue-in-cheek APPEAL for the public’s assistance in locating the MISSING Town Hall ‘Inseparables’ – “Openness and Transparency” – and bemoaning a clear and present hypocrisy [...]

November 9, 2019 Letters

Photography at Scarborough Town Hall

Further to our Guest Author article by ANDY STRANGEWAY, Enquirer police and crime correspondent TIM HICKS has requested publication of his email correspondence with SBC Leader Councillor Steve Siddons [Lab.] and North Yorkshire Police Chief Constable Lisa Winward on the [...]

November 6, 2019 Letters, North Yorkshire Police, Scarborough Borough Council

“Decisions, Decisions”

A Letter to the Editor from former Scarborough Borough Councillor NORMAN MURPHY, who is the Secretary of the SBC Independent Group, commenting on the hot issue of the moment – the common thread of poor decision-making, not excluding the furore [...]

October 29, 2019 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

“a new era of openness and transparency” – Comrade Siddons Style

“a new era of openness and transparency” – Comrade Siddons Style In today’s Letter to the Editor, TIM HICKS shares his latest appeal to SBC Leader Councillor Steve Siddons [Lab.] in respect of press freedom. ~~~~~ From: Timothy Hicks Sent: [...]

October 18, 2019 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

Loughinisland, Press Freedom and the NYE

Loughinisland, Press Freedom and the NYE A Letter to the Editor from TIM HICKS, the Enquirer’s police and crime correspondent, reorting some relief in the persecution of investigative journalists by authorities who are the subject of their investigations. Ring any [...]

October 2, 2019 Letters, Police

“The Budget – a Balancing Act”

A Letter to the Editor from Scarborough Borough Councillor Michelle Donohue-Moncrieff [Ind.] (Hunmanby Ward), contemplating just how the Leader, Councillor Steve Siddons [Lab.], will contrive, with his minority administration, to achieve the necessary majority to pass the 2020/21 Budget, given [...]

September 27, 2019 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

A Confession: National Press follows NYE

A Letter to the Editor from police and crime correspondents TIM HICKS and CHRIS CLARK. ~~~~~ Sir, The NYE has for some time been running a series of articles by the authors on the murders committed by Serial Killer Christopher [...]

September 25, 2019 Letters, Police

“Final Fantasy”

A Letter to the Editor from former SBC Councillor and serving Secretary to the Independent Group, NORMAN MURPHY, setting out his opinion that the electoral facts and figures confirm the extent of the Tory collapse at Scarborough Borough Council, and [...]

September 21, 2019 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

Privacy of Correspondence

Privacy of Correspondence A Letter to the Editor from regular contributor NIGEL WARD, appealing for a proper respect for a fundamental aspect of law. ~~~~~ Sir, A great deal has been said, and published, about Scarborough Borough Council’s practice and [...]

September 16, 2019 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council