Debt summit starts new initiative to help struggling residents climb 'Life's Ladder'

13 September 2018
Residents who are struggling with paying back debt were the focus for the public and voluntary sectors yesterday (Wednesday 12 September) as Thurrock Council leads on improving the support available.
The council's Thurrock Fair Debt Summit – held at Thurrock Adult Community College, Grays – was organised to look at the reasons people get into different types of debt, including household and credit card debt, and the potential consequences.

Fair Debt Summit announced

2 January 2018
Thurrock Council's Portfolio Holder for Finance has announced he will chair a Fair Debt Summit.
At the Cabinet meeting on Wednesday 13 December 2017, Cllr Shane Hebb announced that the Fair Debt Summit would meet in early 2018 to build on the innovative work of the debt recovery team at Thurrock Council.
Along with representatives from all parties and external bodies, the summit will look at three areas: