Category Archives: CCTV

PTC Attempt To Cover Up Unlawful CCTV Fiasco

Pocklington Town Council (PTC) in collusion with Humberside Police is clearly attempting to cover up the unlawful Pocklington CCTV fiasco by various means. Town Clerk Gordon Scaife At the centre of this is Town Clerk Gordon Scaife. An example of … Continue reading

Posted in CCTV, Pocklington

Big Brother Everywhere – Civil Liberties Ignored

As concerns have been raised with me regards the number of CCTV cameras Market Weighton Town Council and Driffield Town Council have erected I have submitted a Freedom of Information request to both. I have requested information regards: All the … Continue reading

Posted in CCTV, Driffield, Market Weighton

ICO Confirm Town Councils’ CCTV Systems Unlawful

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) yesterday confirmed that Market Weighton Town Council (MWTC) ” has not complied with their Data Protection obligations.” The same applies to Pocklington and Driffield Town Councils. ICO stated: “In particular, as MWTC is the owner of … Continue reading

Posted in CCTV, Driffield, Humberside Police, Market Weighton, Pocklington

Driffield CCTV System – No Data Controller

In response to my Freedom of Information request to Driffield Town Council for the contact details of the Driffield CCTV Data Controller they have confirmed: “There is no data controller at the present time so I am unable to give … Continue reading

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Pocklington NOT Safe Neighbourhood

Humberside Police and East Riding of Yorkshire Council are joining forces to mislead Pocklington residents into believing that Pocklington is a safe neighbourhood with an event next Saturday. Will Humberside Police and Pocklington Town Council: Come clean and inform all … Continue reading

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Open Letter – Humberside Police Chief Constable

In the public interest, I publish below an email I sent today to Lee Freeman, Chief Constable, Humberside Police in relation to the failure to ensure East Riding CCTV systems are operated lawfully. Humberside Police Chief Constable Lee Freeman From: … Continue reading

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Councillor Peter Hemmerman Failure To Understand

Councillor Peter Hemmerman, Market Weighton Town Council Mayor, appears to have failed to understand my simple Freedom of Information request. Councillor Peter Hemmerman Although I requested “Contact details of the CCTV Data Controller” Councillor Hemmerman informed me “The data controller for the … Continue reading

Posted in CCTV, Market Weighton

Head Confirms St Nicholas CCTV Unlawful

Mrs DE Pollard, Headteacher of St Nicholas Primary School, Beverley on Wednesday 11 September issued a statement confirming that the schools CCTV system is operated in breach of legislation. “At present we have not conducted a Data Privacy Impact Assessment … Continue reading

Posted in CCTV, ERYC, Humberside Police

Market Weighton Town Council: ICO Intervenes

Last week the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) intervened with Market Weighton Town Council (MWTC) due to MWTC failing to conduct themselves lawfully. Market Weighton Town Mayor – Councillor Peter Hemmerman MWTC failed to deal lawfully with a Freedom of Information … Continue reading

Posted in CCTV, Market Weighton

PTC Admit Pocklington CCTV System Is Unlawful

The Information Commissioners Office (ICO) yesterday forced Pocklington Town Council (PTC) to share documents with me as a result of my Freedom of Information (FOI) request remaining unaddressed by PTC for over two months in breach of legislation. The documents … Continue reading

Posted in CCTV, Pocklington