Sir Gary Verity resigns amid expenses investigation

Sir Gary Verity has asked for "time and space to heal" after resigning as chief executive of Welcome to Yorkshire with immediate effect. He has led the tourism agency since 2008, but the organisation has now revealed that "concerns have been raised in relation to his behaviour towards staff and his expenses". Sir Gary "has agreed to voluntarily reimburse Welcome to Yorkshire for monies owed", the agency said, without disclosing how much will be repaid. The most recent published accounts, for the 2018 financial year, showed he ea... For the full story register now for free or login below...
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