Barrister’s advice leads to uproar in chamber as council reverses decision.
Does Tory HQ at Titan Works create a conflict. One councillor says it may.
Both constituencies declare vote will not be left to next day.
Third of Labour councillors fail to turn up to council meeting.
The gloves are off in violent crime debate as election battle heats up.
Thirty-strong convoy descends on Council HQ over “disparaging comments” and jobs fears.
Mackinlay wants guarantees over Green Belt.
Tory candidate publishes radical law and order blueprint.
Apprenticeships in Thurrock increase by 50%.
But Labour and local businesses aren’t so sure.
Federation claim housing budgets set to be slashed.
“Labour is responsible for a prison system bursting at the seams with 4,000 new crimes.”
Labour candidate blasts Tory leader as prison ship proposal drops anchor once again.
Lib-Dem Geoff could hold the balance of power in Basildon and East Thurrock.
Tory candidate casts doubt over Labour unemployment claims.
BBC reporter, fresh from Haiti in conversation at Thameside Theatre on friday.
MP pledges to take action to support employment.
Tory candidate in positive mood as the countdown to the General Election continues.
Basildon councillor announced as Lib-Dem candidate.
Basildon and East Thurrock candidate convinced he can win.
Cllr Yash Gupta nominated for prestigious award.
Labour “underdog” looking forward to the white heat of battle.
Development Corporation to merge in 2011.
Thurrock MP not letting up as he still fires the questions from the floor of the house.