Category Archives: Council Tax

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

Posted in Council Tax, ERYC

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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PTC: How Much – For What?

Following on from Pocklington Footpaths – Gritting and Snow Clearing Failure I now share more information into the failings of Pocklington Town Council (PTC). I will start with the precept charged to Pocklington residents for that which PTC spend. As we … Continue reading

Posted in Council Tax, Pocklington, Stamford Bridge

Budget Day: ERYC Tories Money Wasters

Yesterday in Full Council at County Hall I witnessed Tory lead insanity wasting tax payers money on that which is a none starter. Deputy Leader Conservative Councillor Jonathan Owen put forward a motion seconded by Cabinet Member Conservative Jane Evision: … Continue reading

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Tory Flier Liars – Vibrant Trade

There are so many lies on the Pocklington Provincial Conservatives Dishonest Flyer that I will be exposing them over the course of this week. Lie Number 2 “Town Centre trade is vibrant” What about the closing of established Pocklington shops in … Continue reading

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