Big win ensures James will get the chains of office

By Neil Speight

6th May 2022 | Local News

Cllr Halden's win is announced.
Cllr Halden's win is announced.

THE next borough mayor assured his elevation to borough's first citizen with a comfortable win in the Homesteads ward.

Cllr James Halden, who was one of a number of Tory young guns who joined the council in 2010, has become a authoritative commentator on borough affairs and has been particularly prominent in the fields of education and children's and adult social care.

His selection of deputy mayor last May was a reflection of the respect he has attained and he now looks set to don the chains of office as Mayor later this month following victory against Labour's


  • James Halden (Conservative) 1,363
  • Jacqueline Dobson (Labour) 704

Majority 659.

Electorate: 6,371 Ballot Papers Issued: 2,117. Turnout: 33.23%


New thurrock Jobs Section Launched!!
Vacancies updated hourly!!
Click here: thurrock jobs


Related Articles

Steve Walker from Mardyke Valley Rotary Club presented the cheque to Jill and Sheila at Hardie Park
Local News

Club's summer time boost for Hardie Park

Local News

Archie's story highlights the work of children's charity and support network

Sign-Up for our FREE Newsletter

We want to provide Thurrock with more and more clickbait-free local news.
To do that, we need a loyal newsletter following.
Help us survive and sign up to our FREE weekly newsletter.

Already subscribed? Thank you. Just press X or click here.
We won't pass your details on to anyone else.
By clicking the Subscribe button you agree to our Privacy Policy.