Wednesday 22nd May 2024,
North Yorks Enquirer



  • a party game by NIGEL WARD.


I have recently found myself browsing through old files, for no better purpose than to see what might chance to catch the eye.

Wind back just over five-and-a-half years to April 2015 – just before the last-but-one local election for seats on Scarborough Borough Council – and look what dropped onto my doormat, bearing an out-of-area postmark, tipping me off about the character of one of the candidates.

(I have, of course, fastidiously redacted any giveaway indications as to the identity of that candidate – who, at the time, seemed of no particular interest or special promise.)

Here is a little Christmas Quiz. The name of the game is –


That was your ‘Starter for Ten’.

Now see if you can guess:

Which Officer is building a papertrail to prop up a constructive dismissal claim?

A Word of Caution

Readers are strenuously advised NOT to proclaim their ‘guesses’ on social media unless they are fully prepared (as I am) to support their opinions evidentially in a court of law. Be wise; keep your allegations to yourselves.


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