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Sinclaire Charge Spells Trouble For Robert Goodwill?

Former MEP, Nikki Sinclaire, was yesterday charged with Misconduct In Public Office and Money Laundering following a 29 month investigation into alleged expenses fraud by West Midlands Police. Miss Sinclaire was arrested on the 22nd February 2012. The Daily Mail [...]

July 24, 2014 Misc

Book Review: “IN PLAIN SIGHT – The Life and Lies of Jimmy Savile”

BOOK REVIEW “IN PLAIN SIGHT – The Life and Lies of Jimmy Savile” – by Dan Davies – Crime and Parliamentary Affairs correspondent TIM HICKS reviews DAN DAVIES’ seminal work, published earlier this week by Quercus Books. ~~~~~ For some [...]

July 19, 2014 Misc

Regatta – Regatta?

Regatta – Regatta? a report by TIM HICKS FCA on the organisational status of Whitby Regatta, outlining his thoughts on the risks attendant upon allowing the present confused state of affairs to continue. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Whitby Regatta – Background Being a [...]

May 9, 2014 Misc, Scarborough Borough Council

Payback Time for MP Robert Goodwill

It has been confirmed that Robert Goodwill, MP for Scarborough and Whitby, has repaid the sum of £4,963.39 to the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (IPSA). The IPSA judged that repayments from MPs would be necessary where an MP has made [...]

May 9, 2013 Misc

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