UKIP councillor for Stanford East and Corringham Town, cllr Roy Jones enjoyed his first ward surgery at the weekend.
Cllr Jones held the surgery at the Corringham Library and had a number of visitors.
Cllr Jones said: “I was very pleased with the turnout at my first surgery. I hope I can help to solve some of the complaints put to me today”
The UKIP cllr also took the opportunity to thank all the residents who turned out to vote for him.
He said: “I am very grateful to all the residents who have placed their faith in me. I pledge to do my best for all residents and to not let them down.”