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Payback Time for Cllr David Jeffels

Payback Time for Cllr David Jeffels TIM THORNE reports on a small step forward in the up-hill struggle to claw back the taxpayers’ money from elected members who have taken more than their fair share of Allowances and/or Expenses. Today; County Councillor DAVID JEFFELS – tomorrow; who know how many more? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Real Whitby readers may [...]

Pay-back time for MP Robert Goodwill

Pay-back time for Goodwill Tim Thorne reports on the latest development in the on-going saga of the Parliamentary Expenses of  Robert Goodwill MP (Con – Scarborough & Whitby). ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Goodwill Repayment It has been confirmed that Robert Goodwill, MP for Scarborough and Whitby, has repaid the sum of £4,963.39 to the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (IPSA). [...]

Police called in on potash planner TIM LAWN

Police called in on potash planner TIM LAWN An update by Nigel Ward and Tim Thorne on the fall-out from the Real Whitby coverage of exposure of the undeclared interests of then-Chair of the North York Moors National Park Authority Planning Committee, former Scarborough Borough Councillor Tim LAWN The Yorkshire Post has this morning – at [...]

NYCC Election Preview – County Councillor John BLACKBURN

The Public Record - Cllr John BLACKBURN - Double Dipper The Free Dictionary defines the term ‘Double dipping’ in the following way: Double dipping n. - The practice of receiving compensation, benefits, etc, from two or more sources in a way regarded as unethical, as from a government pension and a government job. County Councillor John [...]

SAVILE – and other Party-Animals

SAVILE – and other Party-Animals An ‘In My View’ follow-up article, continuing the Real Whitby investigation into the local activities of Jimmy Savile: “Did North Yorks Police ‘fix it’ for Jim?”  (Savile Time-Line and the Scarborough connection) “Savile: North Yorks Police/Council Cover-Up?”  (The Savile set, known as ‘The Club’) IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST The inner workings [...]

New Allegations: Robert Goodwill MP ‘Double-Dipping’

HOW HIS PROPERTY EMPIRE IS BEING FINANCED WITH TAXPAYERS' MONEY - by Tim Hicks IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST Readers will remember that, in 2000, whilst working as a Conservative MEP, Whitby and Scarborough MP Robert Goodwill sparked controversy when he was quoted as saying: "I fly from Leeds/Bradford to Brussels and we get a set fee [...]

Scarborough Council Spending Cuts – Fit For Purpose – In My View By Nigel Ward

Fit For Purpose - In My View By Nigel Ward Following the announcement of the ConDem government’s Comprehensive Spending Review, Scarborough Borough Council (like every County, Dictrict and City Council in the land) went out to public consultation, ostensibly soliciting the opinions of the citizenry on the matter of where cuts could most reasonably be tolerated. I [...]

Broken Promises

Real-Whitby has been passed a copy of the CONSERVATIVE 2007 Campaign leaflet. Doesn't it read like a catalogue of broken promises? "We have plans to introduce residents' concession scheme on parking charges and admission to attractions." "New Green initiatives, expanding on the recent improvements to waste recycling." "We will continue working hard to give council taxpayers [...]

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