Tuesday 23rd July 2024,
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NYC Councillors Speak

NYC Councillors Speak Guest Author Alderman NORMAN MURPHY writes to record his pleasant surprise at a number of Scarborough North Yorkshire Councillors asking some of the right questions. ~~~~~ I have been moved to put pen to paper to record [...]

December 8, 2023 North Yorkshire County Council

NYC & the Usual Suspects

NYC & the Usual Suspects Guest Author NORMAN MURPHY joins the dots on the matter of the democratic representation presently available to the people of the former Borough of Scarborough in the wake of Local Government Reorganisation (LGR) in North [...]

May 20, 2023 North Yorkshire County Council

Mayor May Not?

Mayor May Not? – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, commenting on a suggestion so bizarre as to surely be nothing more than an April Fool spoof gone wildly out of control. ~~~~~ Earlier in the week, implausible [...]

April 6, 2023 Scarborough Borough Council

Snouts

Snouts Guest Author Alderman Norman Murphy casts a critical gaze over Labour candidates seeking election to the new North Yorkshire Council 0n 5th May 2022. ~~~~~ Well, as predicted, once the UNITARY election TROUGH was opened, Siddons’ and Jefferson’s little piggies have come rushing [...]

April 9, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

Labour Councillors Investigated

Labour Councillors Investigated Alderman NORMAN MURPHY sets out to explain the external investigations commissioned by SBC in response to multiple allegations of breaches of the Councillors Code of Conduct, the Seven NOLAN Principles of Public Life and the Localism Act 2011. [...]

March 9, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

5 Lab. Cllrs. – Formal Accusations Lodged

5 Lab. Cllrs. – Formal Accusations Lodged – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, updating readers on Formal Complaints against SBC Leader Councillor Steve SIDDONS and four of his Labour colleagues. ~~~~~ I can now unequivocally confirm that, [...]

January 15, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

VoNC: Something Old, Something New?

VoNC: Something Old, Something New? – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, commenting on a disturbing twist to the forthcoming Vote of No Confidence (VoNC) in SBC Leader, Councillor Steve SIDDONS [Lab.]. ~~~~~ Something Old . . . [...]

January 11, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

Leader’s Secret Property Deal Challenged

Leader’s Secret Property Deal Challenged – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, updating readers on a Leader’s Urgent Decision by SBC Councillor Steve SIDDONS [Lab.] (Friday 17th December 2021) to purchase property in St Helen’s Square, Scarbrough, at [...]

December 22, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Five SBC Labour Cllrs Compromised

Five SBC Labour Members Compromised – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, highlighting a probable breach of the Localism Act 2011, in relation to ARGOS, the (mini) Town Square and a ‘Top Secret’ purchase. ~~~~~ On Wednesday 8th [...]

December 20, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

“Planning Plonkers”

“Planning Plonkers” The ever-popular Alderman NORMAN MURPHY provides our latest Guest Author article. ~~~~~ Oh dear, how sad; glorious Leader of the Council, Steve (“It’s a dog’s breakfast”) Siddons, did not get his flagship project, the ARGOS scam, through Planning. Just [...]

December 20, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council