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Record Council Tax Rises Across North Yorkshire

Data from the Tax Payer’s Alliance has been released which shows historical data regarding cumulative Council Tax (CT) rises spanning the last twenty years. 2018/19 Council Tax budgets are currently being voted upon. North Yorkshire County Council (NYCC) will be [...]

February 5, 2019 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

Tory PCC Mulligan Taxes The Middle Class

As most taxpayer’s know, whatever government is in 10 Downing Street, be it Tory or Labour, they always look to implement stealth taxes to get their grubby hands on more of your money to fritter away. Case in point, Theresa [...]

October 6, 2018 North Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner

“NOCK’s Opportunity”

A Letter to the Editor from Ali WILKINS of Scarborough on the ever-contentious subject of Scarborough Borough Council’s approach to Council Tax – and exposing the reversed logic propagated by Councillor John NOCK [Con.] when he had the opportunity to [...]

March 27, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

Mr GOODWILL’s Response on Council Tax

Mr GOODWILL’s Response on Council Tax On published an Open Letter to Scarborough & Whitby MP, Mr Robert GOODWILL, from Whitby resident Ian DIXON, under the self-explanatory title “Why Do We in Whitby Pay More Council Tax?”. Mr DIXON has [...]

February 11, 2018 Letters

SBC Pleads Poverty

Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) are pleading poverty on Yorkshire Coast Radio stating they need to save £4.7million over the next three years due to reduced funding from Conservative Central Government. In the interview, Cllr Helen Mallory, cabinet member for Finance [...]

November 18, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

Scarborough Council Tax Bills Misleading

A quick look at the Council Tax bills recently delivered through your door, which were prepared by the Finance Department at Scarborough Borough Council, show a very misleading figure relating to Adult Social Care. In 2016/17, the Adult Social Care [...]

March 20, 2017 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

Council Tax Dodging Councillors – UPDATE

Council Tax Dodging Councillors – UPDATE Readers may recall a series of NYE articles, based on responses to my Freedom of Information requests – dealing with Councillors serving at a ’round dozen’ billing authorities in our general area, whose recalcitrance [...]

December 16, 2016 District

“The 13.2% Solution”

In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the ninety-first 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 [...]

November 7, 2016 Photoons

SBC: Devious Non-Transparency

SBC: Devious Non-Transparency an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, examining the methodology and motivation behind non-disclosure at SBC. ~~~~~ Over the past few months, attention has been drawn to the considerable number of elected Councillors sitting on Councils [...]

November 2, 2016 Scarborough Borough Council

RDC: Council Tax Dodging Councillors

RDC: Council Tax Dodging Councillors In response to a Freedom of Information request to Richmondshire District Council, in the following terms: For each of the financial years 2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/14, 2014/15 and 2015/16 until the date of your response: (1) [...]

June 5, 2016 Richmondshire District Council