Westminster News

Mark Francois MP supports proposal to expand Abacus Primary School in Wickford

  Rayleigh and Wickford MP, Mark Francois, has given his formal support to a recent proposal by Abacus Primary School to expand its intake of students from 45 per year to 60 per year over the next few years. To comply with educational requirements, the school recently issued the consultation document on its proposed expansion in numbers and, having read this, Mark replied to the school to give his formal endorsement as the local MP.  

Mark Francois attends Troops’ Post Afghanistan Homecoming Parade

  Rayleigh and Wickford MP and Armed Forces Minister, Mark Francois, recently attended a special parade in Westminster when elements of the last combat troops to leave Afghanistan marched through Carriage Gates and into Westminster Hall, to be thanked by MPs for their service in that conflict.  

Mark Francois MP signs Holocaust Educational Trust Book of Commitment

  Mark Francois, MP for Rayleigh and Wickford, yesterday signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment on Holocaust Memorial Day (Tuesday 27th January), in doing so he pledged 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 who work tirelessly to educate young people).  

Mark Francois meets troops deploying to Sierra Leone

  Rayleigh and Wickford MP and Armed Forces Minister, Mark Francois, recently visited personnel from Headquarters 11 Infantry Brigade, ahead of their forthcoming deployment to Sierra Leone, to help combat the Ebola virus.