Westminster News

MP raises rate rises for Riding Stables in Parliament

Rayleigh and Wickford MP Mark Francois has responded to representations he has received from several equestrian centres across the constituency, by raising the issue of high rate rises they have suffered, in Parliament.

Beauchamps High School visits Parliament

Rayleigh and Wickford MP Mark Francois MP recently welcomed a group of year 7 and 8 students from Beauchamps High School when they visited the Houses of Parliament.

Rayleigh and Wickford MP signs Holocaust Educational Trust Book of Commitment

This week, Rayleigh and Wickford MP Mark Francois, 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 survivo

MP visits Top Gun Pilots at RAF Coningsby

Rayleigh and Wickford MP and member of the House of Commons Defence Committee (HCDC), Mark Francois, mingled with some of the RAF’s Top Gun fighter aces as part of a recent visit by the committee to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire.

MP highlights North Korean threat in the Commons

This afternoon, Rayleigh and Wickford MP and Member of the House of Commons Defence Committee, Mark Francois, questioned the Prime Minister about the threat from North Korea, which was discussed at the recent European summit in Brussels.

Mark Francois MP calls for tougher laws on Travellers

During a debate on Gypsies and Travellers in the House of Commons last night, Rayleigh and Wickford MP Mark Francois called on the Government to toughen the laws for dealing with illegal Traveller encampments, which have been a major problem in Essex over recent years.