Westminster News

MP sees design for Boaty McBoatface

Rayleigh and Wickford MP Mark Francois visited a special exhibition on Navel Engineering at the House of Commons recently when he was shown a design for Britain’s new Antarctic patrol ship.

MP thanks long standing Chief Executive of Cruse Bereavement Care

Rayleigh and Wickford MP Mark Francois, who is also a national patron of the bereavement charity Cruse Bereavement Care, recently hosted a reception in the Churchill Room at the House of Commons to say farewell to long standing Chief Executive, Debbie Kerslake.

Former Scrum-Half MP meets Lawrence Dallaglio

Rayleigh and Wickford MP Mark Francois, who was a keen rugby playing scrum-half in his youth, recently met with ex-England star Lawrence Dallaglio at a BT Sport reception in the House of Commons.

Mark Francois calls for “Irish Option” on Traveller Policy

Rayleigh and Wickford MP Mark Francois has welcomed the Government’s announcement of a consultation of what to do about illegal traveller encampments and has responded by calling for the adoption of the so-called “Irish Option” of making deliberate trespass a criminal offence.

Mark Francois Welcomes One Year to Brexit

Rayleigh and Wickford MP Mark Francois has welcomed the 29th March 2018 as representing exactly one year to go before Britain exits the European Union.

MP praises extra 150 coppers for Essex

Rayleigh and Wickford MP Mark Francois praised the Essex Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner, Roger Hirst, in the House of Commons recently for increasing the policing precept to finance an extra 150 new police officers across the county.