Mark Francois MP coughs up £50 bet in Parliament for Help for Heroes

Rayleigh and Wickford MP, Mark Francois, recently coughed up and donated £50 to Help for Heroes, after losing a bet with Shadow Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, Sir Keir Starmer, which was made on the floor of the House of Commons over the timing of ‘Meaningful Vote Three’.

MP officially re-opens the Harbour Club in Hullbridge

Rayleigh and Wickford MP, Mark Francois, who also serves as the Patron of the Friends of the Harbour Club Charity performed the happy duty of cutting a ribbon recently, to officially re-open the Harbour Club at their new home, in Hullbridge village.


Mark Francois MP backs Boris to be next Tory Leader

Mark Francois, Member of Parliament for Rayleigh and Wickford and Vice-Chairman of the European Research Group has today, announced his support for Boris Johnson’s candidacy to become the next leader of the Conservative and Unionist Party and Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.


Mark Francois MP leads delegation to County Hall to defend local Libraries

This afternoon, Rayleigh and Wickford MP Mark Francois led a delegation of local councillors and community campaigners to County Hall in Chelmsford for a meeting with County Councillor Susan Barker, the Cabinet Member for Customer, Communities, Culture and Corporate to discuss the future of libra

Mark Francois MP attends special service for Essex Veterans

Rayleigh and Wickford MP, Mark Francois, a former Armed Forces Minister who also served as an infantry officer in the Royal Anglian Regiment during the Cold War, recently attended a service of thanksgiving at the Royal Anglian Regiment/Essex Regimental Chapel at Warley in Brentwood, to give thank

MP and packed pub celebrate 25 years of Martin Day on the Radio

Rayleigh and Wickford MP, Mark Francois joined hundreds of revellers at a packed party in the Spread Eagle pub on Rayleigh High Street at the weekend, to pay a very special tribute to popular Essex DJ Martin Day, on the day that he completed his final breakfast show after 25 years on radio in the

Rayleigh MP Backs Local Cops in battle with yobs

Rayleigh and Wickford MP Mark Francois, held a meeting this afternoon at Rayleigh Police Station, with senior police commanders where he was briefed on their actions to combat an outbreak of serious instances of antisocial behaviour in the town, over the last few months.