MP Mark Francois Bulldozes Over Essex County Council Highways Credibility and Chastises Property Developers

14/03/2020

Yesterday in the House of Commons, MP Mark Francois launched a scathing attack on Essex County Council and property developers operations in Rayleigh. In his speech MP Mark Francois referred to ‘an unhealthy cosy relationship between the highways officers and the developers (4:32)’ and lambasted developers for failing to respond adequately to his requests to […]

Anyone Know A Good Divorce Lawyer?

01/07/2019

In a move that is sure to rock the County Hall, Labour led Basildon Council is once again leading the way and now contemplating a ‘divorce’ with Essex County Council. I must admit, given my personal experience of the struggles of getting Essex County Council to act, I am of similar mind as to whether […]

Curb Those Thoughts On Kerb Repairs

11/04/2018

I’ve recently been out campaigning visiting residents around the Sweyne Park and Grange Ward and I’ve had several complaints about the condition of our footpaths and kerbs. Today was a stark reminder that these problems extend much wider than just my ward, whilst walking through the High St I witnessed an elderly gentleman taking a […]

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