IT was a tale of two farewells.
Interim Director of Legal Affairs, Gwen Bankole-Jones has left Thurrock Council after less than a year in the job. At last nights full council meeting, Mayor Maureen Pearce wished her farewell and all the best “with her future career”.
She then turned to under-fire Director of Resources Andrew Hardingham. After twenty years at Thurrock Council she said: “We wish you all the best with your next venture.”
No presentation, no speeches and a trickle of applause.
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