There have been new developments in the controversy surrounding the sudden departure of the Yorkshire tourism boss Sir Gary Verity.
Calls have been made from a Lib Dem peer for a full police investigation into his expenses, while two PAs who worked for the former Chief Executive have told Calendar of his alleged bullying.
It all comes of the eve of Welcome to Yorkshire's 10th anniversary celebrations tomorrow and as a board meeting was held at its HQ. Sally Simpson has more.
The Welcome to Yorkshire Board have confirmed that there will be two independent investigations which will take place into the behaviour and expenses concerns during Sir Gary Verity’s tenure as Chief Executive.
In a statement released today they said:
Board Member Deborah Egan OBE said:
The findings of these investigations will be made public. The Board have said they will be completed in a timely manner.
They added: "The Board has written to West Yorkshire Police to inform them of these investigations."
West Yorkshire Police say they have received a notification from Welcome to Yorkshire. They said: