Current councillors

Councillors and Cabinet

Thurrock has 49 councillors. Each has an overriding duty to the community as a whole, and a special duty to residents in their ward.

The Leader of the Council and 8 other councillors form the 'Cabinet'. Each Cabinet member is responsible for a policy area, known as a portfolio – see Cabinet portfolio holders. To find out more, go to how the council works.

Go to Ordnance Survey election maps – Thurrock wards to see current ward boundaries.

Party Elected members
Conservative 28
Labour 16
Thurrock Independents 3
Independent 2
Name Ward Partysort descending
Councillor Gary Collins The Homesteads Conservative
Councillor Andrew Jefferies Ockendon Conservative
Councillor Abbie Akinbohun South Chafford Conservative
Councillor Alex Anderson Stanford East and Corringham Town Conservative
Councillor Mark Coxshall Chafford and North Stifford Conservative
Councillor Garry Hague Chafford and North Stifford Conservative
Councillor Barry Johnson Orsett Conservative
Councillor Deborah Huelin Corringham and Fobbing Conservative
Councillor Elizabeth Rigby Stifford Clays Conservative
Councillor Luke Spillman Aveley and Uplands Conservative
Councillor David Van Day Aveley and Uplands Conservative
Councillor Ben Maney Little Thurrock Blackshots Conservative
Councillor Joycelyn Redsell Little Thurrock Blackshots Conservative
Councillor Rob Gledhill Little Thurrock Rectory Conservative
Councillor Tom Kelly Little Thurrock Rectory Conservative
Councillor Susan Little Orsett Conservative
Councillor Colin Churchman Aveley and Uplands Conservative
Councillor Shane Ralph Stanford East and Corringham Town Conservative
Councillor Shane Hebb Stanford-le-Hope West Conservative
Councillor James Halden The Homesteads Conservative
Councillor Allen Mayes Tilbury Riverside and Thurrock Park Conservative
Councillor Suzanne Hooper South Chafford Conservative
Councillor Angela Lawrence Belhus Conservative
Councillor Aaron Watkins Corringham and Fobbing Conservative
Councillor Sue Sammons East Tilbury Conservative
Councillor David Potter Ockendon Conservative
Councillor Jack Duffin Stanford East and Corringham Town Conservative
Councillor Terry Piccolo Stanford-le-Hope West Conservative
Councillor John Allen Tilbury St Chads Independent
Councillor Fraser Massey East Tilbury Independent
Councillor Gerard Rice Chadwell St Mary Labour
Councillor Mike Fletcher Belhus Labour
Councillor John Kent Grays Thurrock Labour
Councillor Sue Shinnick Ockendon Labour
Councillor Martin Kerin Grays Riverside Labour
Councillor Lynn Worrall Grays Thurrock Labour
Councillor Jane Pothecary Grays Riverside Labour
Councillor Cathy Kent Grays Thurrock Labour
Councillor Qaisar Abbas West Thurrock and South Stifford Labour
Councillor Daniel Chukwu Chadwell St Mary Labour
Councillor Sara Muldowney Chadwell St Mary Labour
Councillor Bukky Okunade Tilbury Riverside and Thurrock Park Labour
Councillor Steve Liddiard Tilbury St Chads Labour
Councillor Oliver Gerrish West Thurrock and South Stifford Labour
Councillor Victoria Holloway West Thurrock and South Stifford Labour
Councillor Tony Fish Grays Riverside Labour
Councillor Chris Baker Belhus Thurrock Independents
Councillor Jennifer Smith Stifford Clays Thurrock Independents
Councillor Gary Byrne The Homesteads Thurrock Independents