Rt Hon Mark Francois MP

Mr Mark Francois is the Conservative MP for Rayleigh and Wickford, and has been an MP continuously since 7 June 2001.

Parliamentary career

Find out about the Parliamentary career of Mr Mark Francois, including posts and roles held.

Current

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Representation

Party affiliation

Committee memberships

Defence Committee
2 March 2020 - Present
Commons
Defence Sub-Committee
5 March 2020 - Present
Commons

Previous

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Representations

Rayleigh
Elected 2 times
7 June 2001 - 6 May 2010
Commons

Elections contested

Brent East
1 May 1997
Commons

Government posts

Minister of State (Communities and Local Government)
Department for Communities and Local Government
8 May 2015 - 17 July 2016
Commons
Minister of State (Ministry of Defence)
Ministry of Defence
6 September 2012 - 8 May 2015
Commons
Vice Chamberlain (HM Household) (Whip, House of Commons)
HM Household
12 May 2010 - 6 September 2012
Commons

Opposition posts

Shadow Minister (Europe)
HM Official Opposition
3 July 2007 - 6 May 2010
Commons
Shadow Paymaster General
Cabinet Office
10 May 2005 - 3 July 2007
Commons
Shadow Economic Secretary (Treasury)
HM Treasury
10 May 2004 - 10 May 2005
Commons
Opposition Whip (Commons)
Whips Office (Commons)
10 May 2002 - 10 May 2004
Commons

Committee memberships

Environmental Audit Committee
16 July 2001 - 12 July 2005
Commons
Administration Committee
26 July 2010 - 22 October 2012
Commons
Defence Committee
11 September 2017 - 6 November 2019
Commons
Defence Sub-Committee
12 September 2017 - 6 November 2019
Commons