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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 [...]

NYCC IT/Broadband Allowances abuse

North Yorkshire County Council IT/Broadband Allowances abuse – a Tim Thorne round-up of the continuing County-wide abuse of the various Broadband Allowances Schemes through which over half of our County Councillors continue to profiteer from accepting generous Allowances from two Councils for one and the same internet connection. Coming soon: Car Allowance abuses, County-wide. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Despite [...]

Top SBC Councillor outFOXed – or FOX outed?

Top SBC Councillor outFOXed – or FOX outed?   An ‘In My View’ article – by Nigel Ward IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST "Catch for us the foxes, the little foxes that ruin the vineyards, our vineyards that are in bloom.” [from ‘The Song of Solomon’] It is not widely known or understood that, following government directives, Scarborough Borough [...]

Jane Kenyon: In Her Own Words?

“The letter of the law” – an ‘In My View’ article, by Nigel Ward IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST In a letter of response (dated 1st August 2007) to a question concerning Councillor Jane Kenyon’s Company Secretaryship of Dales Timber Limited (DTL), NYCC Monitoring Officer Carole Dunn provided information to a member of the public (David Clark), [...]

‘Double Dipping’ – An Update by Tim Thorne

'Double Dipping' – An Update by Tim Thorne You may remember an article I penned about Councillors elected to both Scarborough Borough Council and North Yorkshire County Council who were claiming Broadband allowances from both Authorities. I was hoping the Councillors themselves would sort this mess out, but alas they all kept quiet, ignored the emails [...]

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