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New Mayor’s Double-Standards Debut

New Mayor’s Double-Standards Debut A paper-trail by Guest Author ALI WILKINS. ~~~~~ After the Scarborough Borough Council meeting this month (on 02.07.18), I was compelled to write to the new Mayor, Cllr Joseph Plant. My email below is self-explanatory. From: [...]

July 27, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

DILLON: “I Am God” (Part Two)

DILLON: “I Am God” (Part Two) an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, resuming earlier reports on the matter of SBC CEO Jim DILLONhaving prohibited a Councillor from attending Council Meetings. ~~~~~ This is the second in a series [...]

July 21, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

“The Abolition of SBC”

A Letter to the Editor from former Scarborough Borough Councillor Mike WARD [Ind.], who knows – from the ‘inside’ – whereof he speaks. ~~~~~ WHITBY – THE TIME FOR CHANGE IS NOW No ill-conceived or badly-worded petition was needed to [...]

June 6, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

3 Bike Races and a Mayor’s Nest

A Letter to the Editor from Ali WILKINS of Scarborough, who writes as a Council Taxpayer, to bemoan the folly that is the Tour de Yorkshire – and to protest the promotion of two more push-bike races in the pipeline [...]

May 17, 2018 Letters

The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party

The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, pointing up a profligate breach of Tory ‘austerity’. ~~~~~ East Riding of Yorkshire Councillor Andy STRANGEWAY [Ind.] – a sometime contributor to the Enquirer – has taken [...]

May 9, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

Intrigue @ SBC: Allege Bullying? Get Bullied!

Intrigue @ SBC: Allege Bullying? Get Bullied! an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, revealing how an anonymous SBC Officer has reacted to allegations of “sexist bullying” by threatening civil and/or criminal legal proceedings against the (maybe) Complainant. ~~~~~ [...]

February 12, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

Tory Councillor Chivvies KITSON via Twitter

Tory Councillor Chivvies KITSON via Twitter an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD reporting on a Tory Borough Councillor’s very public attempt to hold a maverick Council Officer to account. ~~~~~ Background Readers of the Enquirer who are also [...]

February 4, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

COCKERILL – The Yes-Man Who Always Says “No!”

COCKERILL – The Yes-Man Who Always Says “No!” – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on the astonishing rudeness, arrogance and obvious unfitness for public service of the SBC Portfolio Holder for Disastrous Public Relations, Councillor Mike [...]

January 31, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Cllr Paid £1.3K to Chair ONE Meeting

SBC Cllr Paid £1.3K to Chair ONE Meeting an Open Letter from NIGEL WARD to Councillor Heather PHILLIPS [Con.], requesting an explanation for a number of aspects of her rôle within the Standards regime at Scarborough Borough Council. Sent also [...]

January 13, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Portfolio Holder ‘Demoted’ to Ceremonial Rôle

SBC Portfolio Holder ‘Demoted’ to Ceremonial Rôle an “In My View” opinion-piece by NIGEL WARD, commenting on one aspect of the fall-out from the first Full Council meeting of 2018. ~~~~~ At the Full Council meeting of Scarborough Borough Council [...]

January 9, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council