Westminster News

Francois Hails a “Great Day” as the PM Triggers Article 50

Speaking in the House of Commons this afternoon, Rayleigh and Wickford MP Mark Francois hailed today, 29 March 2017, as a “great day”, on which Britain triggered Article 50, to take back control of our national destiny from the European Union

Parliament Continues its Work Despite Terror Attack

Rayleigh and Wickford MP Mark Francois was present in the House of Commons today, carrying on the business of Parliament despite yesterday’s terrorist incident in which five people died.

1,500 Firms now back the Armed Forces Covenant

Rayleigh and Wickford MP and former Armed Forces Minister Mark Francois recently showed his support for the Armed Forces Covenant during Defence Questions in the House of Commons.

MP Backs Brexit Bill in Parliament

Rayleigh and Wickford MP Mark Francois recently voted in favour of the Bill which will allow the Prime Minister to trigger Article 50 and thus commence the negotiations for Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union.

Mark Francois signs Holocaust Education Trust’s Book of Commitment

Rayleigh and Wickford MP Mark Francois recently signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment, in doing so pledging his commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day and honouring those who were murdered during the Holocaust as well as paying tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust survivors

MP Visits Royal Air Force Reserves

Rayleigh and Wickford MP and former Armed Forces Minister Mark Francois recently paid a visit to an RAF Reserve Unit when he spent the day with 600 (City of London) Squadron Royal Auxiliary Air Force, who are based at RAF Northolt in Middlesex.

Minister lays wreath to commemorate D-Day anniversary

  Rayleigh and Wickford MP, Mark Francois, who also holds the role of Minister for Portsmouth as part of his responsibilities as Minister of State for the Department of Communities and Local Government, visited the city recently and laid a wreath during a special D-Day commemorative service which took place on 6th June.