Mark Francois

MP, Rayleigh and Wickford

Rayleigh and Wickford Conservative

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How Mark Francois voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
  • Voted moderately against removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsDetails
  • Voted strongly for fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
  • Voted moderately for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
  • Voted moderately against a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
  • Voted moderately against more EU integrationDetails

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Mark Francois hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Defence: Afghanistan 22 Jul 2014

    This information is not held centrally and could be provided only at disproportionate cost.
  • Written Answers — Defence: Middle East 22 Jul 2014

    The UK’s military presence east of the Suez Canal is routinely reviewed to ensure that we have the right capabilities to support and achieve our military tasks, such as Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) platforms. UK forces contribute to a variety of counter-terrorism, counter-narcotic and security operations. Redeployment from Afghanistan will allow the reallocation...
  • Written Answers — Defence: RAF Lossiemouth 22 Jul 2014

    By the end of financial year 2013-14, approximately 17 million had been spent on Typhoon-related works at Lossiemouth. The estimated capital costs for facilitating Typhoon Force-related operations, including the Northern Quick Reaction Alert facility, at RAF Lossiemouth is anticipated to be some 87 million. The Basing Review, which was announced in July 2011, assessed what was...

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Conservative MP for Rayleigh and Wickford

Entered House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election

Also represented Rayleigh

Expenses

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Topics of interest

  • Treasury
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Home Department
  • Health
  • Defence
  • Departmental Expenditure
  • Gershon Review
  • Departments: Furniture
  • Departmental Fixed Assets
  • Departments: Official Cars

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee (17 Jan 2011 to 8 Mar 2011)
  • Member, Administration Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 22 Oct 2012)
  • Member, Selection Committee (21 Jun 2010 to 9 May 2013)
  • The Vice-Chamberlain of Her Majesty's Household (12 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Shadow Minister (Europe), Foreign Affairs (27 Jul 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister for Europe, Foreign Affairs (19 Jan 2009 to 27 Jul 2009)
  • Shadow Minister, Foreign Affairs (6 Jul 2007 to 19 Jan 2009)
  • Shadow Minister (Europe), Foreign Affairs (27 Mar 2007 to 6 Jul 2007)
  • Shadow Minister, Treasury (20 May 2005 to 27 Mar 2007)
  • Shadow Minister, Economic Affairs (9 Sep 2004 to 20 May 2005)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Assistant Chief Whip, Whips (10 May 2004 to 20 Oct 2004)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 10 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 81.34% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 11 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 492 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

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