MP welcomes the decision to suspend RDC's Traveller Consultation

Rayleigh and Wickford MP Mark Francois has today welcomed the announcement by Rochford District Council that they intend to suspend their recently announced consultation document on potential new Gypsy and Traveller sites across the Rochford District.


Mark Francois MP welcomes tougher laws on Travellers

Rayleigh and Wickford MP Mark Francois, who has been campaigning for years to toughen the laws on illegal traveller encampments, has today welcomed the news that the Government have decided to amend the law to provide police and local authorities with tougher powers to tackle this problem.

Vote of No Confidence

Here is a copy of my letter to Sir Graham Brady calling for a vote of no confidence in the Prime Minister and explaining my reasons why.


















MPs share breakfast with Armed Forces Veterans

Rayleigh and Wickford MP and Former Armed Forces Minister, Mark Francois, joined his Parliamentary colleague Stephen Metcalfe MP and Mrs Jennifer Tolhurst, the Lord Lieutenant of Essex to attend a special veterans breakfast at the Campanile Hotel, Basildon in the run up to Remembrance Sunday.

Mark Francois MP joins celebs on London Poppy Day

Rayleigh and Wickford MP and former Armed Forces Minister, Mark Francois, was happy to lend a hand at Westminster Tube Station, alongside fellow MPs and Celebrities, to raise money for the Poppy Appeal on London Poppy Day.

Mark Francois cycles in IPT Poppy Ride 2018

Rayleigh and Wickford MP, Mark Francois, recently challenged himself and other MPs and Peers on a static bike ride as part of a 12 hour challenge in the IPT Poppy Ride, in association with the Royal British Legion.

MP supports installation of Rayleigh Poppy Waterfall

Rayleigh and Wickford MP and former Armed Forces Minister Mark Francois recently attended a special ceremony to mark the installation of a waterfall of 12,000 hand-made poppies on display outside Holy Trinity Church, Rayleigh - to mark the centenary of the First World War Armistice.