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NYC Corporate Structure

NYC Corporate Structure – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, sharing details of the proposed Paid Service Corporate structure of North Yorkshire Council, our new unitary authority (from 1st April 2023). ~~~~~ For reference, readers may wish to [...]

February 22, 2023 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

SBC’s Auditors Sanctioned

SBC’s Auditors Sanctioned by TIM HICKS and NIGEL WARD ~~~~~ Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) has for many years been audited by MAZARS LLP. So it will come as a surprise to our readers that the accounting regulator, the Financial Reporting [...]

January 13, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

The ‘PRIVATE EYE’ Collection

The ‘PRIVATE EYE’ Collection In recent years, the investigative-journalism of the CORRUPTION BUSTERS – supported by a growing number of researchers, analysts and informants – has drawn the attention of the country’s pre-eminent political exposé magazine PRIVATE EYE. In the [...]

April 23, 2020 Private Eye

Tail Bullies Dog

Tail Bullies Dog an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, exposing further outfall from the failure to encrypt ‘sensitive’ information. ~~~~~ The Enquirer has published a series of article referencing the failure by Scarborough Borough Council adequately to protect [...]

July 26, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

Not a Man of his Word

Not a Man of his Word an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, expressing disappointment in the new Leader’s evasion of a reasonable and courteous request on behalf of victims of sexual abuse – and other disgusting disappointments. ~~~~~ [...]

July 24, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council


MARRIOTT: That MAZARS Review an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reaching the parts other investigations have not exposed. ~~~~~ The long-anticipated 31st May 2017 MAZARS Review (NOT Investigation) of Scarborough Borough Council’s own internal investigation of whistleblowing allegations [...]

September 8, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: The MARRIOTT Gauntlet

SBC: The MARRIOTT Gauntlet an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, up-dating readers on the SBC fraud and corruption scandal. ~~~~~ The “Whitewash” Continues On Tuesday 13th December, I attended the Hull Employment Tribunal to witness the attempt of [...]

January 23, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: MARRIOTT “Whitewash” Costs Council £¼M

SBC: MARRIOTT “Whitewash” Costs Council £¼M Today’s Scarborough News reports the outcome of the final hearing (in Hull – not Bradford, as the SN states) in the Ben MARRIOTT constructive dismissal claim. Mr MARRIOTT is reported as estimating that by [...]

December 22, 2016 Scarborough Borough Council

MARRIOTT: SN Names Top Officers For Questioning

MARRIOTT: SN Names Top Officers For Questioning The front page of today’s Scarborough News revisits the BEN MARRIOTT fraud and corruption allegations at Scarborough Borough Council – naming Chief Executive Jim DILLON, Director of Legal Services Lisa DIXON, Head of [...]

November 17, 2016 Scarborough Borough Council

Private Eye Covers The MARRIOTT Scandal

Following extensive coverage by the North Yorks Enquirer, from August 2013 to the present day, Private Eye – the country’s leading exposer of corruption in the public sector – has informed the nation about the fraud and corruption allegations wracking [...]

November 9, 2016 Scarborough Borough Council