Councillor Derek BASTIMAN

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SBC: The Non-Responsive Council

SBC: The Non-Responsive Council a report by TIM THORNE on the determination of Scarborough Borough Council to conceal the circumstances in which PETER JACONELLI was elevated to the status of Alderman of the Borough of Scarborough. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ A full Council meeting for Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) is scheduled for 2pm on Monday 12th May 2014. Amongst [...]

Double Standards?

Double Standards? a report by TIM THORNE on the less than impartial enforcement of the Scarborough Borough Council Members’ Code of Conduct requirement to treat others with respect. Councillor Geoff Evans has been singled out for harsher treatment over his conduct as an Eastfield Parish Councillor than have other Councillors in respect of their conduct as [...]

How To Waste £500,000

by Tim Thorne , reviewing Scarborough Borough Council’s failed attempt to sell off the historic Town Hall in St Nicholas Street, Scarborough. I’m sure you all remember the failed attempts by Scarborough Borough Council to move the Town Hall out to Dunslow Road at Eastfield in 2012. Planning for the move commenced in 2010 when the [...]

Dick ducks ‘double-dipping’ DISREPUTE duty

An ‘In My View’ article – by Nigel Ward  As the ‘double-dipping’ row escalates – and emerges County-wide and probably beyond – NYCC Chief Executive Officer Richard (‘Dick’) FLINTON has abdicated all responsibility in the matter to his Assistant Chief Executive Officer, Head of Legal & Democratic Services and Monitoring Officer Carole DUNN; this despite public [...]

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