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“The Persistence of Mummery” – NYCC Hunkers Down

"The Persistence of Mummery" - NYCC Hunkers Down an "In My View" article by Nigel Ward - reporting on a rather naïve and futile attempt by the North Yorkshire County Council Standards Committee to hinder the further investigation of wrong-doing within County Hall. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ . . . . . after Salvador Dali's - "The Persistence of [...]

The Valley Bridge Negligence Saga

The Valley Bridge Negligence Saga a report, by NICK HENDERSON, on the twenty-year saga of the negligence of Scarborough's iconic gateway - Valley Bridge - and the dearth of information that would provide some accountability for that negligence. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ On 24th September 2013, I travelled to County Hall, to meet with David BOWE and Richard FLINTON. [...]

Moving On – NYCC Monitoring Officer

Moving On - NYCC Monitoring Officer Carole DUNN a brief report by Nigel Ward on an imminent change of personnel on the second-top rung of the North Yorkshire County Council ladder. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST Real Whitby regulars will recognise the familiar face of Ms Carole DUNN – presently the Assistant Chief Executive Head of [...]

“I Accuse”

"I Accuse" A ‘In My View’ article – gloves-off/no-holds-barred – by Nigel Ward, addressing evasion - at the highest levels of Local Government - to address breaches of the Councillors’ Code of Conduct in a fair, just, transparent and honourable manner. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST Petty – but by no means trivial The objective of [...]

Expenses Scandal: NYCC Legal – Running On Fumes

Expenses Scandal: NYCC Legal - Running On Fumes an ‘In My View’ article by Nigel Ward, following up on TIM THORNE’s exposé here on Real Whitby of the inappropriate claiming, by certain County Councillors, of Mileage Expenses for their journeys to and from party-specific political meetings (Conservative party). ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Background Pursuant to a long-running investigation of [...]

4,000 Holes In Blackburn Cover-Up

4,000 Holes In Blackburn Cover-Up an ‘In My View’ article by Nigel Ward, reporting on an unexpected twist in the apparent  COVER-UP of the alleged siphoning-off of Allowances for party-political purposes by ‘double-dipper’ North Yorkshire County Councillor John BLACKBURN (also a Scarborough Borough Councillor). Could it be that the architect of that COVER-UP is none other [...]

NYCC Out Of Control?

NYCC Out Of Control? a report by Tim THORNE on the second-best kept secret of North Yorkshire County Council; its special relationship with auditors Veritau Ltd (whose Board of Directors includes NYCC Chief Executive Officer Richard FLINTON and Executive County Councillor Carl LES) in respect of allegations of racially-motivated malicious misconduct on the part of Executive [...]

Police & Crime Chair: The Anatomy of a Cover-Up

N Yorks Authorities ‘data-kettling’ NYP&C Chair expenses enquiry? an ‘In My View’ article, by Nigel Ward, reporting on the thunderous silence and pungent aroma of cover-up emanating from North Yorkshire authorities regarding allegations implicit in public record evidence that a  public servant’s Expenses claims appear to have been fraudulent. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST Almost [...]

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