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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

“Weapon of Choice”

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

June 28, 2018 Photoons

DILLON: “I Am God” (Part One)

DILLON: “I Am God” (Part One) an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD  shedding light on the burgeoning scandal of a Councillor having been prohibited from acting as a Councillor. Confused? You are supposed to be . . . [...]

June 16, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

“NOCK and DILLON: Formal Complaints”

An Open Letter to Mrs Lisa DIXON, Director of Legal Democratic Services and Monitoring Officer, Scarborough Borough Council. This is a long, important, perhaps (for some) boring, but necessarily detailed letter dealing with the propriety of the actions of a [...]

June 5, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

“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

NOCK-NOCK-NOCK-ing on Duty’s Door

NOCK-NOCK-NOCK-ing on Duty’s Door an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, calling upon SBC Councillor John NOCK [Con.] to accept and fulfil his duty as Portfolio Holder for Democracy & Governance. ~~~~~ Twenty-nine ‘working days’ ago, on 29th January [...]

March 9, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

An Open Letter to SBC Leader Councillor Derek BASTIMAN

An Open Letter to SBC Leader Councillor Derek BASTIMAN [Con.] by TIM HICKS, concerning SBC Policy on NYE contributors arbitrarily designated “vexatious”. ~~~~~ Dear Councillor Bastiman, Thank you for your e mail. Further to our recent correspondence, I can confirm [...]

February 20, 2018 Letters

£4k/hour Councillor’s Non-Declaration of Interests?

My Open Letter to SBC Portfolio Holder for Legal & Governance, Councillor John NOCK [Con.], seeking answers to serious questions regarding the acts and/or omissions of Standards Committee Chair, Councillor Heather PHILLIPS [Con.], following revelations made public in my article [...]

January 29, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: Silence is Golden, Dave

SBC: Silence is Golden, Dave an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, sharing with the public an unanswered question – “Is the tale wagging the dog”. David KITSON’s silence on the subject indicates an affirmative answer. ~~~~~ On 15th [...]

January 12, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

Catastrophic Council Standards Blunder

Catastrophic Council Standards Blunder an “In My View” opinion piece by NIGEL WARD, commenting on stunning incompetence in the Legal & Democratic Services departments of Councils in our area. ~~~~~ Historically, the process under which the ethical conduct of elected [...]

January 8, 2018 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council