Mark Francois MP attends St. George’s Parade in Southend

Rayleigh and Wickford MP Mark Francois recently attended a special service and parade in Southend, to mark the importance of St. George’s day, in celebrating Englishness. There was a parade of veterans and cadets from the Naval and Military Club in Southend, down to St.

My letter to Sir Graham Brady MP

I am very concerned that the Prime Minister has entered into discussions with Jeremy Corbyn, who is a Marxist, with a view to taking us into a Customs Union.

'Stick or Twist' - Call for Evidence

Following on from his successful 2017 report on Armed Forces Recruitment, Filling the Ranks, the Prime Minister has recommissioned The Rt. Hon. Mark Francois MP and his research team, to produce an independent report on improving Retention within HM Armed Forces.


Rayleigh and Wickford MP, Mark Francois, has defended two of his local libraries, in Hockley and Hullbridge respectively, which are under threat as part of Essex County Council’s consultation on Future Library Services.

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.