Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner, Philip Allott, will face a no confidence vote from Members of North Yorkshire Police and Crime Panel (NYPCP) this morning. A former Conservative member of Harrogate District Council, he was elected to the £74,400 per annum post in May, 2021, replacing the controversial and disgraced Julia Mulligan, who had heldContinue reading “Police Commissioner faces ‘no confidence’ vote”
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We investigated ourselves and found nothing wrong
During this course of this week, details have emerged of three more sub-optimal North Yorkshire Police investigations. These add to a shocking catalogue over the past 10 years or so (read more here). Not burglaries or car break-ins, but deaths in two different rivers in the county, 12 years apart. Denying closure for bereaved familiesContinue reading “We investigated ourselves and found nothing wrong”
‘A regrettable lack of professionalism’
In an article published recently on this website, ‘That dubious constabulary merits careful investigation‘ (read in full here) a section referred to a number of catasrophic investigative failings, by North Yorkshire Police, following the murder of Diana Garbutt at Melsonby post office in March 2010. Her husband, Robin Garbutt, was convicted in Teesside Crown CourtContinue reading “‘A regrettable lack of professionalism’”
Fourth time lucky?
This is the fourth in a series of six articles that comprise the deepest dive yet into the murder of Diana Garbutt, by her husband Robin, in March 2010. She was bludgeoned to death in the living quarters above Melsonby Village Store and Post Office as she lay sleeping in bed. The first article, headlinedContinue reading “Fourth time lucky?”
Where there’s a Will there’s a way
Over the past two years, I have had a considerable amount of dealings with Will Naylor in his role as Chief of Staff to the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) in North Yorkshire. He is a personable man, generally courteous and, mostly, helpful insofar as the limitations of his present role allow. Will appears popular withContinue reading “Where there’s a Will there’s a way”
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