Thurrock

LAB Lose to NOC
Party Seats Change +/-
Labour Seats 23 Seats +/- -2
Conservative Seats 18 Seats +/- -3
United Kingdom Independence Party Seats 6 Seats +/- +5
Independent Seats 2 Seats +/- 0

Council background

Type
Unitary Authority
Seats up
16 seats up for election - Third
Boundary change
No

Latest updates Thurrock Council

23.07.2015

17:48

'Not fit-for-purpose' contract ended

A 15-year services contract awarded by an Essex council worth £20m a year to provider Serco is ended early.

12.06.2015

17:25

Five sentenced over half-mile tip

Five men are sentenced after waste from their homes and businesses was found on a half-mile long fly-tipping site.

08.05.2015

12:56

No overall control

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Thurrock Council stays as no overall control, despite a surge from UKIP which gained seven seats.

Labour remains the majority party in the council holding 18 seats, a loss of five from last year.

Conservatives are next with 17 seats, losing one, with UKIP gaining seven seats to have 13 in total. An independent candidate takes up the final seat.

14.02.2015

14:40

Mile-long tip's £100k clean-up bill

The cost of a clean-up operation on a mile-long fly-tipping site in Essex could cost up to £100,000.

13.02.2015

15:43

UKIP suspends drink-drive councillor

A UKIP councillor who asked police "Do you know who I am?" when arrested for drink driving is suspended from the party.

25.01.2015

05:38

Drone flies over 'mile' of rubbish

An operation to clean up a "mile-long" fly-tipping site in Essex could cost up to £700,000 to clear and result in 11 prosecutions, a council has said.
05:36

£700k cost of mile-long waste cleanup

A council says it has "started work" on bringing 11 or more prosecutions over a "mile-long" fly-tipping site in Essex.

19.01.2015

17:45

Councils consider joining forces

Two Essex councils are going to discuss the idea of forming a partnership to "boost the economy and improve transport".

05.11.2014

19:32

Illegal travellers sites concern MPs

Illegal traveller sites are not being dealt with effectively by police and councils, according to two MPs.

14.10.2014

18:32

Bad maintenance 'caused homes flood'

Failure to maintain a river is blamed for flooding that damaged homes in Essex.
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