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SBC CEO Job Applicants ‘Potential’ Data Leak

SBC CEO Job Applicants ‘Potential’ Data Leak an Open Letter from NIGEL WARD to Councillor Steve SIDDONS [Lab.], Leader of Scarborough Borough Council, seeking some of his much-vaunted “openness and transparency”. ~~~~~ Cllr. Steve SIDDONS – Leader – Scarborough Borough [...]

June 30, 2019 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: Opposition Walk-Out re CEO Autocracy

SBC: Opposition Walk-Out re CEO Autocracy 5th November A large group of Labour and Independent Councillors walked out of the Council Chamber today as a mark of protest and disgust at the autocratic attitude of the Council’s Chief Executive Officer [...]

November 5, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC CEO: First Class to Sofia?

SBC CEO: First Class to Sofia? by NIGEL WARD ~~~~~ Further to recent articles (here, and here) reporting on payments made using a Scarborough Borough Council corporate credit cards, readers will (perhaps) be unsurprised to learn that an inspection of [...]

October 26, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

“The Letter of the Law”

A Letter to the Editor from former East Riding of Yorkshire Councillor Geoff Pickering in response to Nigel Ward’s widely-read opinion piece “SBC: CEO DILLON Reeling”, published 7th October 2018. The hole gets deeper. ~~~~~ Sir, You can dispel any [...]

October 9, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: CEO DILLON Reeling

SBC: CEO DILLON Reeling an “In My View” article, sharing some opinions on SBC CEO Jim DILLON’s evasion (or do I mean ‘avoidance’?) of scrutiny. ~~~~~ Rhetorical question: Finding himself up a certain well-known creek without available means of propulsion, [...]

October 7, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

“Out Of Your Hat?”

In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the one-hundred-and-fifty-fourth 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 [...]

September 30, 2018 Photoons

Open Letter to ‘Silent’ Jim

Open Letter to ‘Silent’ Jim by NIGEL WARD, emailed to Mr DILLON shortly before publication. ~~~~~ Mr James McGarvie DILLON – Head of Paid Service – Scarborough Borough Council IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST Jim, I write to further the expression [...]

August 14, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

DILLON: “I Am God” (Part 3)

DILLON: “I Am God” (Part 3) an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, examining the ‘state-of-play in the extraordinary stand-off between SBC Chief Executive ‘Silent Jim DILLON and allegedly ‘maverick’ SBC Councillor Michelle DONOHUE-MONCRIEFF [Ind.Ind.]. The net closes . [...]

August 3, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

OPEN LETTER to SBC Monitoring Officer Mrs Lisa Dixon

An Open Letter from transparency campaigner Geoff PICKERING to Scarborough Borough Council Director of Legal & Democratic Services and Monitoring Officer, Mrs Lisa DIXON, seeking to ensure SBC council tax-payers do not bear the costs of any improper actions on the part [...]

July 31, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

DILLON: “I Am God” (Part Two)

DILLON: “I Am God” (Part Two) an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, resuming earlier reports on the matter of SBC CEO Jim DILLONhaving prohibited a Councillor from attending Council Meetings. ~~~~~ This is the second in a series [...]

July 21, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council