Tories continue to question Barking and Dagenham relationship
Date posted: 25-10-2012
THURROCK TORIES questioned the nature of the relationship between Thurrock Council and their near-ish neighbours in Barking and Dagenham.
With concerns that shared services, might develop into something more, Tory leader, cllr Phil Anderson if he had explored other options.
Cllr Anderson said: “Yu can understand that there is a degree of disquiet. Many people moved out to Essex to “get away” from London.”
Council leader, John Kent informed the chamber that the council also has a public health arrangement with Southend.
He added: “We have had discussions with both Basildon and Havering but they have come to nothing.”
However he stressed: “We don’t want to be a London borough either