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WTC: A Wall of Pork Pies

WTC: A Wall of Pork Pies – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, updating readers on encouraging developments at Whitby Town Council, the branch of local government that prefers to avoid engagement with the public. ~~~~~ Since my [...]

August 25, 2023 Whitby Town

YCBID: At Last – the KPMG Advice

The following Letter to the Editor, from regular correspondent WILLIAM PARKIN, marks the opening of a can o’ worms at Scarborough Borough Council. Mr PARKIN refers to just two of the many key revelations first published in the Enquirer throughout [...]

March 17, 2023 Scarborough Borough Council

West Pier: “Carry on Regardless!”

West Pier: “Carry on Regardless!” North Yorks Enquirer Harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS reports on an apparent disregard of reality on the part of Scarborough Borough Council (which will cease to exist on 31st March 2023). The Council seems to be [...]

February 14, 2023 Scarborough Borough Council

“Time for Truth”

“Time for Truth” An Open Letter to the Mayor of Scarborough, Councillor Eric BROADBENT [Lab.] from NIGEL WARD. An appeal on behalf of the many – not the few. A shot at redemption, no less. ~~~~~ Councillor Eric BROADBENT – [...]

February 3, 2023 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Accounts Objections Multiplying

SBC Accounts Objections Multiplying – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, updating readers on the tottering status of Scarborough Borough Council’s seven years of crangled Accounts. ~~~~~ The Audit Committee of Scarborough Borough Council is scheduled to meet [...]

January 23, 2023 Scarborough Borough Council

YCBID: On the Ropes?

YCBID: On the Ropes? A Letter to the Editor from regular correspondent WILLIAM PARKIN, drawing attention to a public disclosure by East Riding of Yorkshire Council that should surely be mirrored by Scarborough Borough Council but (guess what) is not. [...]

January 23, 2023 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

Audit Committee: Who’s Hiding the FUDGE?

Audit Committee: Who’s Hiding the FUDGE? – an “In My View” report by NIGEL WARD, reporting on what some might describe as the $64,000 Question: Who bears ultimate responsibility? Where does the buck stop? Who will carry the can? ~~~~~ [...]

November 1, 2022 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

DIXON Ducks ‘n’ Dives in Whitby Harbour Storm

DIXON Ducks ‘n’ Dives in Whitby Harbour Storm – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, offering a tentative interpretation of events at a recent Council meeting – and subsequent correspondence. ~~~~~ Last year, Scarborough Borough Council’s External Auditor [...]

November 1, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Officers’ Silence is Golden

Officers’ Silence is Golden – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, sharing some informed and well-sourced opinions on the trajectory of the ARGOS saga. ~~~~~ Once again, I must apologise in advance for the great length and detail [...]

October 26, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council