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Conservative Whip Robert Goodwill’s Parliamentary Expenses

Most people in the Borough of Scarborough are probably familiar with the expenses of the local MP, but for those unfamiliar with Conservative Whip Robert Goodwill’s expenses, I will give a little more information. In 2000, whilst Conservative MEP for [...]

February 6, 2013 Misc

Corruption Busters 2012 Round-Up

Corruption Busters 2012 Round-Up –    a summary of the highlights of the past year, in the Public Interest, of course. –    the Corruption Busters 2012 Awards for extraordinary corruption in North Yorkshire. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Well readers, 2012 was a great year [...]

December 30, 2012 Misc

“Barmy”, “Bonkers” – Govt. Whip GOODWILL’s PC porn

“Tory MP’s wife claims she and their kids discovered porn on his computer”  – an ‘In My View’ article – by Nigel Ward ~~~~~ IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST Hard on the heels of the resignation of Chief Whip Andrew MITCHELL [...]

October 27, 2012 Misc

“Forgery: Jane Kenyon and the 8 North Yorkshire MPs”

“Forgery: Jane Kenyon and the 8 North Yorkshire MPs” – an “In My View” article – by Nigel Ward ~ IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST Readers of recent articles in my continuing “In My View”  series have been asking what it [...]

August 26, 2012 Misc

Donkey Field Success for Tom Brown!

Donkey Field Success for Tom BROWN! Readers will be delighted with the news, confirmed today, that the application for Village Green status for east Whitby’s “Donkey Field” (also known as “Jacky Field”) has been successful. This ensures that the “Donkey [...]

August 23, 2012 Misc, North Yorkshire County Council

Whitby Regatta – limited or not?

REGATTA DE BLANC (CHEQUE?) IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD ~ Since publishing an article on 29th June 2012, I have been asked to explain exactly why it is that I am so [...]

July 26, 2012 Misc, Scarborough Borough Council

Not So Mclukie Streak – In My View By Nigel Ward

Not So Mclukie Streak – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD ~ Following the excellent response to my “Maxwell’s Silver” article last week, I can now report on some on-going developments. Readers may have already seen reports in [...]

April 16, 2012 Misc

Eternal Vigilance

Eternal Vigilance – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD ~ IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST Thomas JEFFERSON, Founding Father and principle author of the US Declaration of Independence, is credited with this dictum: “The price of democracy is eternal [...]

March 26, 2012 Misc

Who’s Complaining?

Who’s Complaining – an ‘In My View’ article by NIGEL WARD ~ Not so long ago, I stumbled across a now-defunct on-line e-petition from autumn 2010 that seriously shocked me. I was astonished to learn that, in just under five [...]

March 10, 2012 Misc

Whitby ‘Jet d’Eau’ Whaling Memorial

Whitby ‘Jet d’Eau’ Whaling Memorial – an idea, by NIGEL WARD ~~~~~~ One rare fine morning, at the beginning of July 2011, I was standing at the most north-westerly corner of the graveyard of St Mary’s Church on Whitby’s east [...]

July 31, 2011 Misc