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Dismissed Without Notice

Dismissed Without Notice by TIM HICKS ~~~~~ Introduction UK Police Forces now publish Chief Officers’ expenses, to ensure openness and transparency, and to facilitate public, and media scrutiny. In accordance with this policy, this article is one of a series [...]

March 19, 2022 North Yorkshire Police, North Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner

The Belfast Disconnection: All Wagons Circled!

The Belfast Disconnection: All Wagons Circled! by TIM HICKS ~~~~~ Introduction In accordance with its duty as journalists to hold public bodies to account, the NYE team has been investigating why Police funds were used to pay for Chief Constable [...]

February 19, 2022 North Yorkshire Police, North Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner

“BOLLOCKS!”

In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the two-hundred-and-thirty-eighth in a continuing series of so-called “Photoons” – cartoons developed from digital photographs – highlighting the more amusing aspects of current affairs in North Yorkshire and far beyond. Readers [...]

January 18, 2022 Photoons

The Belfast Disconnections: The Quest Continues

Attention! … Attention! … Tim Hicks continues his series of articles investigating Chief Police Officers expenses, which has been very popular with our readers. Tim is a Chartered Accountant with extensive experience in auditing expenses claims. The Belfast Disconnections: The [...]

January 18, 2022 North Yorkshire Police, North Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner

Financial Control in NYP #3

Financial Control in NYP #3 by TIM HICKS ~~~~~ Introduction UK Police Forces now publish Chief Officers’ expenses, to ensure openness and transparency, and to facilitate public, and media scrutiny. In accordance with this policy, this article is part of a [...]

December 13, 2021 North Yorkshire Police, North Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner

The Leeds, Harrogate & Belfast Connections

The Leeds, Harrogate & Belfast Connections by TIM HICKS ~~~~~ Introduction In accordance with its duty as journalists to hold public bodies to account, the NYE team has for some time been investigating the profligate misuse of public funds by North [...]

July 13, 2021 North Yorkshire Police, North Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner

EXPENSES: The Buckingham Palace Connection

EXPENSES: The Buckingham Palace Connection by TIM HICKS ~~~~~ Introduction Following on from my series of articles on Chief Police Officers taxpayer funded trips to exciting tourist destinations all over Europe. This article examines former Deputy Chief Constable Tim Madgwick’s [...]

November 13, 2020 North Yorkshire Police

Crime Prevention during the Coronavirus Pandemic

The NYE is doing its bit to support the police and NHS during the Coronavirus pandemic. We recently ran an NHS appeal for blood donors. In this article, Chartered Accountant and Certified Fraud Examiner Tim Hicks updates our readers with [...]

March 28, 2020 Police

Police element of Council Tax to rise again 

Police element of Council Tax to rise again  by TIM HICKS ~~~~~  Introduction  I was very grateful to Nigel Ward for bringing this excellent Craven Herald and Pioneer article covering North Yorkshire’s Police Fire & Crime Commissioner (PFCC) Mrs Julia [...]

February 19, 2020 North Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner

“Selective Amnesia”

In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the one-hundred-and-ninety-eighth in a continuing series of so-called “Photoons” – cartoons developed from digital photographs – highlighting the more amusing aspects of current affairs in North Yorkshire and far beyond. Readers [...]

February 10, 2020 Photoons