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“The Persistence of Mummery” – NYCC Hunkers Down

“The Persistence of Mummery” – NYCC Hunkers Down an “In My View” article by Nigel Ward – reporting on a rather naïve and futile attempt by the North Yorkshire County Council Standards Committee to hinder the further investigation of wrong-doing [...]

February 2, 2014 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

Double Standards?

The Standards Committee of Scarborough Borough Council has openly criticised the conduct of the now former Scarborough Borough Councillor Geoff Evans, over an event that took place back in 2012. In 2012, Councillor Evans was telephoned at his home as [...]

October 5, 2013 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Press Censorship: more incredible revelations

Scarborough Borough Council Press Censorship:  more incredible revelations Tim Hicks reports on the extraordinary disarray within Scarborough Borough Council, its Cabinet, and the Legal & Support Services department of Ms Lisa Dixon . . . What the Council’s letter actually [...]

April 21, 2013 Scarborough Borough Council

Double-Dipping double-talk – a ‘frank and honest’ statement?

Double-Dipping double-talk – a ‘frank and honest’ statement? IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST The anatomy of a COVER-UP. Institutionalised ‘Get-Out-of-Jail-Free’ cards? Over five weeks ago, on Friday 26th October 2012, the Whitby Gazette published an article entitled “Councillors cleared of ‘double-dipping’”. [...]

December 4, 2012 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Cabinet – worst in the UK

SBC Cabinet – worst in the UK “Fox’s Cabinet of Curiosities” – an ‘In My View’ article – by Nigel Ward ~ IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST Following the recent national media exposure in Private Eye, uPSD and many of the [...]

October 11, 2012 Scarborough Borough Council

“Pay Up And Shut Up!” – CodHead 047

“Pay Up And Shut Up!” CodHead takes umbrage at the continued double-dipping. (“Me Too!” we hear you say). At a time when Council Tax Benefit is being sqeezed to the limit, self-interest on the part of Councillors is really no [...]

October 6, 2012 Cartoons

Duplicitous, Devious & Dumb ‘Double-Dipping’ Denials

Duplicitous, Devious & Dumb ‘Double-Dipping’ Denials – an ‘In My View’ article – by Nigel Ward ~ IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST ACTS OF CORRUPTION in public life occur in a wide variety of forms; from the large-scale, complex and sophisticated [...]

September 2, 2012 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

“Maginnis Metes Out Justice” – CodHead 038

“Maginnis Metes Out Justice” CodHead indulges in a little wishful thinking, based on Lord Maginnis’s magnificent track-record of thirty-five years fighting corruption. [Satire] [...]

May 13, 2012 Cartoons

“The Eastfield Elf” – CodHead 034

“The Eastfield Elf” CodHead is keen to show that Councillor Brian Simpson should not be confused with “The Dell Troll” – (identified – by Councillor Simpson, at least – with Councillor Carole Gerada). [Satire] [...]

May 6, 2012 Cartoons

“Two-Faced Double-Dipper” – CodHead 031

“Two-Faced Double-Dipper” As the ‘double-dipping’ row kicks off in earnest, Codhead homes in on Councillor Brian Simpson, the renowned ‘floor-walker’. ‘Floor-walker’ is the epithet applied to any Councillor who switches allegiance from one political party to another in accordance with [...]

April 27, 2012 Cartoons