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Browsing the "Local Government Ombudsman" Tag

“Local Council Malpractice”

A Letter to the Editor, in complimentary terms, from a reader in the North East who, having read Nigel Ward’s on-going systematic ‘vivisection’ of Potto Parish Council, is seeking assistance in exposing malpractice and ‘cover-ups’ at her own local authority. [...]

February 21, 2023 Letters, Potto

“Unreasonable Complaints” and “Vexatious” FOIA Requests

“Unreasonable Complaints” and “Vexatious” FOIA Requests an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, examining the affection for secrecy that characterises the practices and policies of Scarborough Borough Council – a gate-keepers’ guide to unaccountability. ~~~~~ Regular readers will, no [...]

November 27, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

Another SBC FOIA Stone-Wall

Another SBC FOIA Stone-Wall an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, dissecting yet another SBC FOIA response riddled with unadulterated evasions and implausible lies. ~~~~~ Four-and-a-half months ago, on 17th April 2018, a member of the public (a Mr [...]

September 6, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

“Do You Trust Your Council?”

A Letter to the Editor from Trevor SAUNDERS of Cottingham, offering a suggestion to remedy the inadequacy of Councils’ Complaints Procedures. ~~~~~ Sirs, Do You Trust Your Council or the Local Government Ombudsman? No? Then let the local taxpayers have [...]

August 1, 2017 Letters

SBC: Where The Truth Stops

SBC: Where The Truth Stops an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, getting to the roots of what is wrong at Scarborough Borough Council (SBC). ~~~~~ I recently concluded an article with an indication that I intended to address [...]

October 1, 2016 Scarborough Borough Council