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North Yorks Enquirer

Browsing the "Ben Marriott" Tag

“The Fourth Estate”

A Letter to the Editor from Heather RELF of Whitby, a retired teacher who values the work of investigative-journalists in general – and the North Yorks Enquirer team in particular. Thank you, Hether. ~~~~~ Dear Editor, In the current climate [...]

November 10, 2016 Letters

“Blame The Officers – Not The Councillors”

A Letter to the Editor from TIM HICKS FCA, responding to J.M.WRIGHT’s letter as published in the Scarborough News. Mr HICKS is a Chartered Accountant and Certified Fraud Investigator – just the man to scrutinise the scrutineers. ~~~~~ Dear Sir, [...]

November 10, 2016 Letters

S’borough Paper Publishes SBC Criticism & Resignation Call

Scarborough Paper Publishes SBC Criticism & Resignation Call In the wake of the Ben MARRIOTT corruption allegations and the serious questions raised regarding unseen aspects of the Futurist Theatre demolition proposals, local paper The Scarborough News has again published pieces questioning [...]

November 3, 2016 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: MARRIOTT Press Statement

Subject: Reactive press comment re: Marriott case external investigation Please see below a quote, which has been prepared following a request from The Scarborough News for us to respond to claims that Mazars, the independent body appointed to conduct an [...]

November 3, 2016 Scarborough Borough Council

“Whistleblowing & Whitewash”

A Letter to the Editor from long-standing Enquirer contributor TIM HICKS, commenting on the performance of Scarborough Borough Council in relation to whistleblowing and whitewash. ~~~~~ Dear Sir, I have followed the articles published in the Scarborough News and North [...]

November 1, 2016 Letters

“The Silent One Speaks”

In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the ninetieth in a continuing series of so-called  “Photoons” – cartoons developed from digital photographs – highlighting the more amusing aspects of current affairs in North Yorkshire and far beyond. Readers [...]

October 24, 2016 Photoons

“The MARRIOTT Whitewash”

A Letter to the Editor from former Scarborough Borough Councillor MIKE WARD [Ind.] (who is not related to Enquirer regular NIGEL WARD), offering something of an “insider” view on the forthcoming investigation into the fraud and corruption allegations made by [...]

October 23, 2016 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Officers’ Private Interests

SBC Officers’ Private Interests an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, examining the disclosable interests of Scarborough Borough Council Directors/Senior Officers. ~~~~~ When the Scarborough News (normally the Council’s off-site PR division) splashes “Council leader orders external inquiry into [...]

October 23, 2016 Scarborough Borough Council

Open Letter to Lisa Dixon

Dear Mrs Dixon, In the wake of the Marriott scandal, which highlighted Scarborough Borough Council’s unwillingness to investigate alleged corruption within the council, which Judge Humphrey Forrest called a “Whitewash” and the reluctance of Derek Bastiman, Leader of Scarborough Borough [...]

October 19, 2016 Scarborough Borough Council

MARRIOTT: SBC Ignored Reporting Of Crime Questions

MARRIOTT: SBC Ignored Reporting Of Crime Questions an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD: Is SBC attempting to protect corrupt staff from criminal prosecution? ~~~~~ Now that the Ben MARRIOTT corruption allegations are out in the open, a steady [...]

October 10, 2016 Scarborough Borough Council