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MP attends Charity Shooting Match in Rayleigh

Rayleigh and Wickford MP Mark Francois drew on his old skills as an Infantry Officer in the Territorial Army when he attended a charity shooting match, organised by the Chairman of Rochford District Council, Councillor Lesley Butcher, to raise money for an Armed Forces Charity.

MP acts as Returning Officer for School Elections

Rayleigh and Wickford MP Mark Francois carried out the job of Returning Officer, when he announced the results of the school elections, during a recent visit to North Crescent Primary School in Wickford.

MP Praises Local Schools in House of Commons

Just prior to the Summer Recess, Rayleigh and Wickford MP and former Armed Forces Minister, Mark Francois praised local schools for organising tours to World War One battlefronts during a general debate in the House of Commons commemorating Passchendaele.

Mark Francois MP welcomes news on future of Southend A&E

Rayleigh and Wickford MP Mark Francois has welcomed today’s announcement that proposals as part of the Mid and South Essex Success Regime to send all “blue light” ambulance emergencies to Basildon Hospital have been dropped.

MP attends Arts Festival in Wickford

Rayleigh and Wickford MP Mark Francois took time on a recent Saturday afternoon to attend the 2017 Arts Festival being organised by Grange Primary School in Wickford.