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MP Helps Map Out Future For New Costal Communities Team

Rayleigh and Wickford MP Mark Francois demonstrated his support for the recently formed River Crouch Costal Communities Team (CCT) when he attended the launch of their new map highlighting footpaths in the areas around the River Crouch.

MP tackles Rail Boss on Delays

Following a number of complaints from his constituents about the level of service on the Abellio Greater Anglia line into Liverpool Street Station, Rayleigh and Wickford MP Mark Francois recently met with the Managing Director of Abellio Greater Anglia, Mr Jamie Burles, to raise these issues with

MP Hands Out Awards at Rayleigh in Bloom

Rayleigh and Wickford MP Mark Francois attended Rayleigh Baptist Church recently when he helped to give out awards to winners in the Rayleigh in Bloom competition, which is part of the wider Anglia in Bloom contest between towns across the East of England.

MP Visits Award Winning Local Company

Rayleigh and Wickford MP Mark Francois recently paid a visit to Excalibur Screwbolts, an engineering company based at Lower Road Hockley, who have been awarded the Queen’s Award for Innovation for the design of its unique “Screwbolt Plus”, which is now being used on the major Crossrail transport

MP Meets with Local NHS Leaders

Rayleigh and Wickford MP Mark Francois spent time on a Friday afternoon recently visiting the Basildon Headquarters of the Basildon and Brentwood Clinical Commissioning group.

MP hears threat from EU Food Supplements Directive

During a recent visit to the Sunrise Natural Health and Nutrition Centre in Hockley, Rayleigh and Wickford MP Mark Francois was briefed on the implications of the EU Food Supplements Directive, which would sweep away a vast number of vitamin, mineral and other supplements, and reduce others to weak, ineffective doses. This would not be on safety grounds, but simply to force us to conform to EU standards.