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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

Park-&-Ride – now in its 16th glorious year!

A Letter to the Editor from Richard INESON, reporting on the ‘Show of the Century’ – NYCC’s Northern Area Committee “Park and [get taken for a] Ride” meeting of 29th January 2014. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ North Yorkshire Coast & Moors Area Committee [...]

January 31, 2014 Letters

Anonymous Payback Councillors Exposed

A recent article highlighted a mileage repayment from County Councillor David Jeffels (Seamer & Derwent Valley Ward). It was established that Cllr Jeffels attended a ‘Conservative Away Day’ meeting on the 17th October 2011 at the ‘Leeming Bar Hotel’ and [...]

October 27, 2013 North Yorkshire County Council

Payback Time For Anonymous Conservative Councillors

Hambleton District Council Regular readers may remember an article about Councillors at Hambleton District Council (HDC) and the free Broadband connection they receive as elected members. Through FOI requests, we established that eighteen of the forty four elected district Councillors [...]

September 27, 2013 Hambleton District Council, North Yorkshire County Council

Ethics versus Expediency @ NYCC

Ethics versus Expediency @ NYCC an ‘In My View’ article by Nigel Ward, reporting on the balancing act – between Ethics and Expediency; between what is morally right and what is merely convenient – performed by Monitoring Officers in attempting [...]

September 1, 2013 North Yorkshire County Council

Payback Time For Cllr David Jeffels

Regular readers may remember a recent article about Conservative Councillors claiming for travel to attend Conservative Group Meetings at County Hall, North Yorkshire County Council’s (NYCC) headquarters in Northallerton. From the Freedom of Information (FOI) data gathered – the mileage [...]

August 25, 2013 North Yorkshire County Council

Expenses Scandal: NYCC Legal – Running On Fumes

Expenses Scandal: NYCC Legal – Running On Fumes an ‘In My View’ article by Nigel Ward, following up on TIM THORNE’s exposé of the inappropriate claiming, by certain County Councillors, of Mileage Expenses for their journeys to and from party-specific [...]

July 26, 2013 North Yorkshire County 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

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

Scarborough Open Air Theatre – “Blue Murder”

Blue Murder At The Scarborough Open Air Theatre – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD. Confusion surrounds the right to hold events at Scarborough’s Open Air Theatre, with some parties suggesting no concerts can be held there this [...]

May 21, 2012 Scarborough Borough Council