The Thames Freeport bid is backed by our local MPs, alongside the Association of South Essex Local Authorities, Barking and Dagenham Council, Basildon Council, Be First, Brentwood Council, Castle Point Council, Essex Chamber of Commerce, Essex County Council, London First, Opportunity South Essex, the Port of London Authority, the Rail Freight Group, Rochford Council, Southend Council, the Thames Estuary Growth Board, Thurrock Business Board, Thurrock Council and the South East LEP.