Category Archives: Council Tax

Council Tax Increase To Finance BGC

One month today ERYC Councillors will approve this years Council Tax increase, 20% of which will be to finance the failure of Bridlington Golf Club. ERYC Director Alan Menzies It has been widely reported that the sale by ERYC of … Continue reading

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Approve Council Tax – Approve Cover Up

On 7 February 2019 all 67 ERYC Councillors will be asked to vote for a Council Tax increase for 2019/2020. Yet they are unable to do this as Alan Menzies, ERYC Director of Planning and Economic Development has failed to … Continue reading

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ERYC Director Ironic Statement

ERYC Director of Environment and Neighbourhood Services, Paul Bellotti, has informed me that “both officers and Councillors have a responsibility to help manage expectations of what can be funded during these times of austerity.” In plain English “we must mislead and state there is no … Continue reading

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ERYC: Cut The Rhetoric Sherlock

Yet again Conservative Councillor Stephen Parnaby, Leader of ERYC, is talking rhetoric. Parnaby Speaks Rhetoric The Hull Daily Mail have stated: “The leader of East Riding Council has ruled out any prospect of the authority giving up delivering statutory services.” Is that … Continue reading

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East Riding: Free Buffet and Wine

On Thursday at County Hall, Beverley, the annual event of electing a new Chairman of East Riding of Yorkshire Council will take place as part of the AGM. Afterwards the vast majority of Councillors and elected chains from across the … Continue reading

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Full Sutton Snow Plough

This morning I was delighted to see a snow plough drive past our home. I believe this is paid for out of the Full Sutton and Skirpenbeck Parish Council precept, which, for a Band D, is only £34.68. Fantastic value. Something … Continue reading

Posted in Council Tax, Wolds Weighton

Town/Parish Precepts

All Town/Parish Councils in the Pocklington Provincial Ward charge a precept. The precept is to pay for services provided to the residents of each settlement. The precept is added to the ERYC Council Tax bill. Town/Parish Council Precept 2018/19 Barmby … Continue reading

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ERYC Continue To Waste Money

On Thursday I voted against the ERYC Budget and Council Tax. One of the main reasons is because ERYC are wasting money. On Wednesday 10 January the Full Council voted to impose a sanction on me: “Access to confidential papers … Continue reading

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ERYC Council Tax: Councillors Fail To Attend

At yesterdays ERYC Budget meeting to vote on the Council Tax shamefully only 55 of the 67 Councillors were in attendance to represent their residents. Conservative Councillor Dee Sharpe – Serial Non Payer Of Council Tax Of those I was … Continue reading

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Voted Against The Budget

Today in County Hall I voted against the ERYC Budget for 2018/19 which will see residents Council Tax raise by 5.99%. Reasons For Voting Against Affordability – With inflation at 3% and wages only increasing by 2.3% a 5.99% council … Continue reading

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