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Open Letter to the SBC CEO

Open Letter to the SBC CEO by NIGEL WARD ~~~~~ Foreword On Monday 15th March 2021, I provided SBC’s Chair of Audit Councillor Andrew BACKHOUSE [Ind.] with a courtesy copy of the following Open Letter to CEO Mike GREENE. Late [...]

March 21, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Raising Standards

Raising Standards an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, offering the opinion that although the forthcoming changes to Councils’ Standards Procedures may amount to greater ‘protection’ for errant Councillors and a further hindrance to freedom of expression, nevertheless, Councillors [...]

March 18, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Cake & Eat It!

Cake & Eat It! an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, highlighting potentially serial abuse of the Scarborough Borough Council Standards Procedures. ~~~~~ Background Regular readers will perhaps recall an article under my by-line published in the North Yorks [...]

March 13, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC ‘Data Protection’ Officer

SBC ‘Data Protection’ Officer an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, looking ahead to a diligent data breach investigation . . . in the light of past failures. ~~~~~ My thanks go out to the inimitable RANDO – Scarborough [...]

February 15, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

The ARGOS ‘Leak’ Investigation

The ARGOS ‘Leak’ Investigation Our regular Guest Author – Stormin’ NORMAN MURPHY – offers an informed view. ~~~~~ The current interest into who did, or did not, leak the report into the £22 million pound ratepayer-funded, ARGOS development, as published [...]

February 14, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Suppression of Information Act: SBC-style

Suppression of Information Act: SBC-style an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, highlighting a rudimentary failure on the part of SBC’s Legal department – and an erroneous statement by a SBC Portfolio Holder Councillor Tony RANDERSON [Lab.]. ~~~~~ Regular [...]

February 5, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

ARGOS ‘Leak’ – Confession Forthcoming?

ARGOS ‘Leak’ – Confession Forthcoming? an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, apologising for a significant oversight in a recent article. ~~~~~ I must begin by tendering a sincere apology for a significant oversight in my research for a [...]

January 24, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Running Scared?

Running Scared? an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on a last-minute, last-ditch attempt to avoid facing the music. ~~~~~ The three recent resignations from the Independent Group (reducing its number from 10 to 7) now need to [...]

January 20, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

LISA DIXON – RESIGN TODAY! (1)

LISA DIXON – RESIGN TODAY! (1) an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, drawing a number of salient inferences from information forming part of the public record. A long article of surgical exactitude, featuring the facts behind the opinion. [...]

January 12, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Open Letter to MIKE GREENE

Open Letter to MIKE GREENE by NIGEL WARD ~~~~~ Mr Mike GREENE – CEO and Head of Paid Service – Scarborough Borough Council IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST Mike, Good day to you. I deduce from your apparent refusal, in response [...]

January 5, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council