A NEWLY-elected councillor has expressed her concern at the state of fly-tipping in her ward.
Grays Thurrock councillor, Lynn Worrall was engaged on ward duties at the weekend when she was shocked by what she saw in Salisbury Road.
Cllr Worrall said: “This is simply unacceptable. As we all know, this is not an isolated case but it isn’t good enough but what also is not good enough is the standard of response from the council. On too many occasions, I am hearing that residents are reporting it but they never get a reply.
“I had been looking at the way environment and public protection has been operating at the Tory-run Thurrock Council and it is clear that it is in disarray. Everything is done on the back foot.
“I will be contacting the head of environment on Tuesday to arrange a meeting. Time for difficult questions and robust action.”
Cllr Worrall contacted the Conservative councillor in charge of environment, Aaron Watkins, but he had not replied at time of publication.