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.


Mark Francois attends Harbour Club ball to raise money for Dementia

Rayleigh and Wickford MP, Mark Francois, recently attended a special ball held at the Rayleigh Club, on the Hullbridge Road, to raise money for the ‘Friends of the Harbour Club’ who support the club’s work in providing day care for elderly residents with advanced dementia.