Call for Thames Freeport to review governance arrangements

23 March 2022
Thurrock Council remains determined to seize the unique opportunity the Thames Freeport unlocks to level-up the borough's communities but calls upon it to pause work on its governance arrangements in light of recent events and the government's review of all contracts with P&O Ferries and DP World.

Statement on DP World approach to P&O Ferries job losses

20 March 2022
Thurrock Council's Cabinet met over this weekend to discuss the actions of P&O Ferries and their parent company DP World, and their involvement in the Thames Freeport. They condemned the appalling and entirely unjustifiable actions of P&O Ferries that has led to 800 employees losing their jobs.
Cabinet is already due to meet on 23 March to discuss governance arrangements around the Thames Freeport, of which DP World is one of 3 private sector lead organisation partners with the council.