Tuesday 20th October 2020,
North Yorks Enquirer

Browsing the "me too" Tag

NYCC: The DWYER Legacy

NYCC: The DWYER Legacy an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reviewing the tenure of NYCC’s departing Head of CYPS, Pete DWYER. ~~~~~ Following yesterday’s exclusive report in the North Yorks Enquirer to the effect that NYCC’s much-beleaguered Corporate [...]

January 25, 2017 North Yorkshire County Council

The Power of Persistence

A Letter to the Editor from recent UKIP convert, SBC Councillor Mike WARD, offering his steadfast support to the citizen-journalists of the North Yorks Enquirer. From 2007-11, Mike represented West Cliff Ward in Whitby on Scarborough Borough Council, and in [...]

February 10, 2015 Letters

“The Persistence of Mummery” – NYCC Hunkers Down

“The Persistence of Mummery” – NYCC Hunkers Down an “In My View” article by Nigel Ward – reporting on a rather naïve and futile attempt by the North Yorkshire County Council Standards Committee to hinder the further investigation of wrong-doing [...]

February 2, 2014 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

Ethics versus Expediency @ NYCC

Ethics versus Expediency @ NYCC an ‘In My View’ article by Nigel Ward, reporting on the balancing act – between Ethics and Expediency; between what is morally right and what is merely convenient – performed by Monitoring Officers in attempting [...]

September 1, 2013 North Yorkshire County Council

“Me Too!” – an independent investigation?

“Me Too!” – an independent investigation? an ‘In My View’ article by Nigel Ward, examining the case for a truly independent investigation into allegations of fraud and forgery during the roll-out of the “Me Too!” Voucher Scheme intended to provide [...]

May 2, 2013 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

“Me Too!” – Councillor Plant ‘protesteth too much’

Trimming the lawns, pruning the plants . . . – an “In My View” article, by Nigel Ward. IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST Corruption Buster Nigel Ward interrupts the schedule of his series of exposés describing the fraud and forgery surrounding [...]

March 31, 2013 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

“Me Too!” – a mystery of many parts

“Me Too!” – a mystery of many parts . . . An ‘In My View’ article – byNigel Ward IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST Every community produces citizens who are willing to interest themselves in scrutinising the integrity of the administration. [...]

September 1, 2012 North Yorkshire County Council

“All Quiet On The Whitby Front” – CodHead 015

“All Quiet On The Whitby Front” CodHead wonders if Scarborough Borough Council Leader Councillor Tom Fox is really oblivious to the burgeoning “Me Too!” scandal. [Satire] [...]

May 2, 2011 Cartoons

“Whitby’s Own Woolasgate” – CodHead 014

“Whitby’s Own Woolasgate” Readers are sure to remember the extraordinary case of Phil Woolas, who was elected MP for Oldham East and Saddleworth in the 2010 general election, only to be stripped of his seat for breaching the Representation of [...]

May 1, 2011 Cartoons

“It’s My Round!” – CodHead 009

“It’s My Round!” CodHead’s first pop at NYCC’s widely abused Extended Schools “Me Too!” Voucher Scheme, through which friends and relatives of those ‘in the know’ (including Scarborough Borough Council) were effectively granted a licence to print money. Vouchers were [...]

April 3, 2011 Cartoons