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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

“Cllr. Riley Exposes Himself . . .”

“Councillor Riley Exposes Himself – to Ridicule” A Letter to the Editor from a very defensive Independent Councillor, Paul RILEY, expressing his resentment of criticism and general lack of political ‘savvy’. With a view to untangling his misconceptions, the editor [...]

February 10, 2021 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

The Eunuch in the Brothel

The Eunuch in the Brothel an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, setting out his ‘take’ on the big lie underpinning the present crisis at Scarborough Borough Council. ~~~~~  My thanks go out to the Independent member who has [...]

February 1, 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

Council Rocked by Independent Resignation

Council Rocked by Independent Resignation an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD. ~~~~~ Speculation is rife today – following the ‘shock’ resignation from the Independent Group of popular elected member, Councillor Guy SMITH – that the Independent Group’s support [...]

December 17, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: The Doldrums

SBC: The Doldrums an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, setting out his opinion on the performance so far of the ailing and failing  SIDDONS administration. ~~~~~ On 7th May 2019, following the local elections held on 2nd May, [...]

December 14, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

ARGOS, Lies & Video

ARGOS, Lies & Video an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, marvelling at the surreal performance in front of the cameras in the heart of Scarborough and elsewhere. ~~~~~ Yesterday morning, Wednesday 3rd June 2020, the Overview & Scrutiny [...]

June 4, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

“One Out? All Out!”

“One Out? All Out!” A Letter to the Editor from SBC Councillor Michelle Donohue-Moncrieff [Unaff.Ind.], whose lack of confidence in Councillor Siddons is matched only by her lack of confidence in other leading candidates. ~~~~~ To the editor, Only days [...]

December 27, 2019 Letters