South Basildon and East Thurrock MP, Angela Smith has branded Thurrock Council as “clueless” on the controversial plans to impose car parking charges in Corringham Town Centre.
Speaking on Friday in the town, Angela Smith clearly delivers the message that she fully supports the traders and will ensure that the plight of small businesses in Corringham wil be a focus in Thurrock but also in Westminster.
The campaigns are hotting up. The facebook site now has 1200 members and a petition is on-line at http://www.gopetition.com/online/25879.html
What is also clear is that a large chunk of the campaign is being is being fought out on social networking sites such as facebook, youtube and twitter.
What was good enough for Barack Obama is good enough for the supporters of the Corringham Traders.
Now the world can see Cllr Anne Cheale scream at one of her constituents: “You should get your eyes tested.”
The Labour Group are also planning to place a ballot box in the Town Centre.
The next Cabinet meeting will be on Wednesday March 11th.