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Scandal-hit Yorkshire tourism group was paid £14.9m in public funds

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Welcome to Yorkshire has called in investigators over its boss Gary Verity’s expensesThe Yorkshire tourism body that has appointed independent investigators to examine its chief executive’s lavish expenses accepted £14.89m in public money over the last five years, the Guardian has learned.More than half of Welcome to Yorkshire’s (WTY) income derived from the taxpayer between 2013 and 2018 but the organisation will not answer detailed questions about how that money was spent by its charismatic boss, Sir Gary Verity, who resigned last Friday. Continue reading…

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Author : Helen Pidd North of England editor

Publish date : 2019-03-29 17:10:38

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