Stanford East and Corringham Town councillor Phil Anderson writes:
“I want to stand with local residents in condemning Labour’s decision to implement bagged waste collection on the Frost estate in Corringham without any consultation whatsoever.
“I warned the cabinet member two weeks ago that to go ahead without consulting local people was short sighted and wrong. I even produced a simple, inexpensive consultation plan which would have given residents a chance to have their say in designing the service. This was completely ignored, with one local Labour councillor saying that it was “already decided” and that asking residents would just be “costly and time consuming”.
“I am appalled that Labour recently staged a big high profile event in Stanford to show that they were “listening”, only to run roughshod over public opinion on a local issue that really matters to everyone living on the Frost estate. It appears that despite the window dressing, old habits die hard at Thurrock Labour.
Cllr Phil Anderson
Conservative, Stanford East & Corringham Town.
How I agree with you cllr Anderson, we seem to be having probs with our labour councillor’s here in South Ockendon. They too seem to think that we residents have no brains for some reason, and roughshod over all and sundry.
Good luck to you
I feel the same too with regards to councillor’s. Listening to ex councillor Peter Maynard he seems to think we are unable to understand. The more info they withhold from the residents, us mere residents will only be confused.
O how I agree with you cllr Anderson,we are having the same problems here in South Ockendon.I think that the Labour Party here in Thurrock,are on a different playing field, than the ordinary tenents in Thurrock,Its as if we dont matter to them how we feel or what we want etc.Wake up Labour before its to late….
This is just typical of the Labour Leadership in Thurrock, they will never listen to those that they are meant to serve, they are only interested in serving themselves, they will never change…