Category Archives: Children

ERYC Conceal Child Abuse

Many will be aware of the St Williams child abuse case in Market Weighton yet few will be aware how ERYC officers misled Councillors and how Councillors accepted information from officers to be correct. All of this on the watch … Continue reading

Posted in Children, Conservative

Wilberfoss School – Road Markings And Sign

As the red paint on the approaches to Wilberfoss School is in need of maintenance and the sign is requiring straightening I have requested ERYC to carry out the necessary works before the children return to school.

Posted in Children, Roads, Schools, Signs, Wilberfoss

Stamford Bridge Play Area Equipment Repaired

I am pleased to confirm that the broken play equipment in the Stamford Bridge Play Area was repaired before 10.00 this morning. Pre Repair ERYC have stated: “I’m pleased to inform you that one of our play equipment inspectors has … Continue reading

Posted in Children, Stamford Bridge

WARNING: Stamford Bridge Play Area Broken Equipment

I would like to warn all parents that part of the climbing frame at the Old Railway Station Play Area in Stamford Bridge has broken. Could those with children please take care? ERYC will come out tomorrow to see what … Continue reading

Posted in Children, Stamford Bridge

ERYC Gagging Orders: 63 School Based Staff

I can reveal that over the four-year period between 2013 and 2016 East Riding of Yorkshire Council (ERYC) issued a total of 63 Gagging Orders (Settlement Agreements) relating to school based staff. Settlement Agreements Settlement Agreements must not be used in … Continue reading

Posted in Children, ERYC, Schools

ERYC SEND: Confidence In The Process

Last Tuesday I met with Kevin Hall, ERYC Director of Children, Families and Schools, and an officer to discuss the case of Child A. Following on from this a further meeting took place yesterday with the mother, a representative of the mother, … Continue reading

Posted in Children, SEND

Sutton Upon Derwent School Crossing: New Count

I am pleased to confirm that ERYC have agreed to undertake a new count to look into the whether Sutton Upon Derwent School crossing meets the criteria for a Crossing Patrol Officer. An ERYC officer has stated: “We haven’t as … Continue reading

Posted in Children, Roads, Schools, Sutton Upon Derwent

School Lane Pot Holes

This morning I was shocked to see the appalling state of the pot holes on School Lane, Pocklington right outside the entrance to the Junior School. Given the location and the volume of the pot holes I have requested ERYC to … Continue reading

Posted in Children, Pocklington, Roads, Schools

SEND Workshop At Bridlington Spa

On Friday I attended a SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities) Workshop at Bridlington Spa to hear first hand how SEND Parents believe ERYC are addressing their needs. There was no doubt in anyones mind that ERYC are not fulfilling … Continue reading

Posted in Children

ERYC SEND: 86% Parent/Carer Dissatisfaction

In the East Riding of Yorkshire Council Send Report 86% of Parents/Carers of SEND (special educational needs and disability) children either disagree or strongly disagree that “overall, the current offer of SEND support, services and provision works well”. Despite this fact, at a meeting … Continue reading

Posted in Children, Safeguarding