Local News

MP welcomes Hawkwell Village U3A to Westminster

  Rayleigh and Wickford MP, Mark Francois, recently welcomed Hawkwell Village U3A on their visit to the Palace of Westminster, where they were given the opportunity to take a guided tour of the famous building, before meeting their local MP.  

MP meets school ambassadors on visit to Hockley Primary School

  Rayleigh and Wickford MP, Mark Francois, was introduced to Hockley Primary School’s two School Ambassadors when he made a visit to the school recently. Ruby Estcourt and Ben Roberts have been chosen by their fellow pupils to act as ambassadors for the school and they were on hand to greet Mark when he arrived.  

Minister supports Armed Forces Day event in Basildon

  Rayleigh and Wickford MP and Thames Gateway Minister, Mark Francois, showed his support for the Armed Forces when he attended the Basildon Borough Council Armed Forces Day event in Basildon Town Centre, on the 27th June.  

Armed Forces Minister visits historic WWI airfield in Essex

  Rayleigh and Wickford MP and Armed Forces Minister, Mark Francois recently spent a Friday afternoon visiting Stow Maries Airfield near Maldon, which is Britain’s sole remaining WWI aerodrome and which was used to help provide the defence of London in the Great War against German Zeppelins and by plane bombers. Mark was joined on his visit by the local MP, John Whittingdale OBE.