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MP “Jeremy Paxmaned” by Greensward Academy politics students

  Mark Francois, MP for Rayleigh and Wickford, paid a recent visit to Greensward Academy, in Hockley, where as well as witnessing the major rebuild of the school which is currently underway, he was grilled by year 12 Government and Politics Students, which he jokingly described as akin to those delivered by Newsnight host, Jeremy Paxman!  

MP backs planning application to expand Tesco car park

  Rayleigh and Wickford MP, Mark Francois, has formally written to Rochford District Council to give his backing to a recent planning application by Tesco to expand the car park outside their convenience store on London Road, in Rayleigh.  

MP gives formal support to FitzWimarc’s Academy Bid

Rayleigh and Wickford MP, Mark Francois, has formally replied to FitzWimarc School’s consultation on its bid to become an Academy and has offered his "wholehearted support" for the school’s proposal.  

MP meets Plumberow School Council

  Mark Francois, MP for Rayleigh and Wickford, recently paid a visit to Plumberow Primary Academy in Hockley, where he had the chance to meet the school council and learn about their role as councillors.