Mark Francois with PC Julie Dawes, PCSO Ian Grant, and other members of the Neighbourhood Policing Team following Mark’s night patrol in Wickford. Mark’s elder brother Brian Francois served for over thirty years in the Metropolitan Police and Mark takes a keen interest in local policing matters.
Many of Mark’s constituents commute into the City of London on the Greater Anglia (Abellio) Liverpool Street Line. Mark has raised questions in the past about the reliability of this service, and has held meetings with Network Rail and Greater Anglia railways to try and keep up the pressure to make the service as reliable as possible.
Mark helping show Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Eric Pickles MP, the Rochford District Council "three bin" recycling system, which achieved the highest proportion of doorstep recycling in England in both the 2010/2011 (65%) and 2012/2013 (67%) league tables. Mark believes strongly that we must safeguard the planet for future generations. He also believes that we should strive to safeguard our local environment in Essex as well.