Mark Francois

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Mark Francois: Labour-SNP pact ‘transparent and ridiculous’

Mark Francois: Labour-SNP pact ‘transparent and ridiculous’

The Tory MP told talkRADIO that an alliance between the two parties in an effort to oust Boris Johnson would be "ridiculous".

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Mark Francois: ‘Plain as a pikestaff’ Withdrawal Agreement is dead

Mark Francois: ‘Plain as a pikestaff’ Withdrawal Agreement is dead

He said he supports Boris Johnson’s pledge not to speak with the European Union until it drops the Irish backstop.

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Mark Francois warns Tory MPs stop trying to ‘frustrate Brexit’

Mark Francois warns Tory MPs stop trying to ‘frustrate Brexit’

He has urged Conservative remainers to stop fighting the party’s efforts to deliver Brexit once Boris Johnson takes power.

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Mark Francois demands apology from Jeremy Hunt over IRA comments

Mark Francois demands apology from Jeremy Hunt over IRA comments

The MP said that comments from Jeremy Hunt that equated Northern Ireland veterans with IRA terrorists were “outrageous”.

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Mark Francois: Gove is 'not a proper Brexiteer'

Mark Francois: Gove is 'not a proper Brexiteer'

The vice-chair of the European Research Group said he "fundamentally disagrees" with Tory leadership contender Michael Gove.

Friday, May 24, 2019

Friday, May 24, 2019

Mark Francois Theresa May

Mark Francois: May was 'the architect of her downfall'

Mark Francois: May was 'the architect of her downfall'

One of the constant critics of outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May has called her resignation “a very sad occasion”.

Friday, May 17, 2019

Friday, May 17, 2019

Mark Francois

Mark Francois 'certain that a Brexiteer' will become Tory leader

Mark Francois 'certain that a Brexiteer' will become Tory leader

The Conservative MP said he would be voting "for a Brexiteer" to take over the party.

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Mark Francois

Mark Francois slams British establishment's 'superior smugness'

Mark Francois slams British establishment's 'superior smugness'

"The one upside of the European elections is that the British establishment, in all their cosseted, feather-bedded, oh-so-superior smugness are going to get the shock of their bloody lives."

Friday, April 26, 2019

Friday, April 26, 2019

Mark Francois claims he bet on himself for Tory leader

Mark Francois claims he bet on himself for Tory leader

Mark Francois claims he bet on himself for Tory leader

Brexiteer Mark Francois has claimed he has bet on himself to take over as Tory leader.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Mark Francois will fight for Brexit despite ‘naughty’ name calling

Mark Francois will fight for Brexit despite ‘naughty’ name calling

Mark Francois will fight for Brexit despite ‘naughty’ name calling

The deputy chairman of the European Research Group has said that “naughty names” will not stop the ERG after Labour MP David Lammy defended comparing the group to the Nazi party.

Monday, April 8, 2019

Monday, April 8, 2019

Mark Francois

Mark Francois calls for 'indicative confidence vote' on May

Mark Francois calls for 'indicative confidence vote' on May

Conservative MP Mark Francois has called for an “indicative vote of confidence” on Theresa May’s leadership this week.

Monday, April 1, 2019

Monday, April 1, 2019

People's Vote

Mark Francois on Brexit: Will of the people 'has to triumph'

Mark Francois on Brexit: Will of the people 'has to triumph'

The ERG's deputy chair said MPs were "honour-bound" to respect the result of the EU referendum, as rumours of a "coup" to overturn Brexit emerge.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Leave Voter

Mark Francois: MPs forget they are 'servants of the people'

Mark Francois: MPs forget they are 'servants of the people'

The Conservative MP said that some politicians believed they were "cleverer" than the people who elected them.

Friday, March 22, 2019

Friday, March 22, 2019

John Bercow

Bercow: ‘The ERG are not the National Front’

Bercow: ‘The ERG are not the National Front’

John Bercow has defended the European Research Group after BBC presenter James Naughtie claimed they were like France’s National Front.

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Mark Francois MP on Parliament: ‘I have seen better run Parish councils'

Mark Francois MP on Parliament: ‘I have seen better run Parish councils'

Mark Francois MP on Parliament: ‘I have seen better run Parish councils'

Mark Francois from the European Research Group has said that he has seen “better run Parish councils” than what he saw in the House of Commons this week.

Monday, March 4, 2019

Monday, March 4, 2019

Tory MP: ‘We are called right-wing extremists for upholding referendum result’

Tory MP: ‘We are called right-wing extremists for upholding referendum result’

Tory MP: ‘We are called right-wing extremists for upholding referendum result’

Mark Francois, the deputy chair of the European Research Group, has said that the group led by Jacob Rees-Mogg are called “right-wing extremists” for upholding the result of the EU referendum in 2016.

Monday, January 28, 2019

Monday, January 28, 2019

Mark Francois

Mark Francois 'not frightened' by backlash to his 'German bullying' comments

Mark Francois 'not frightened' by backlash to his 'German bullying' comments

The Conservative MP says he is "not frightened" of the backlash to comments he made last week, in which he accused the Airbus CEO of "German bullying".

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Queen Elizabeth

Mark Francois MP: We must avoid a position where we're asking the Queen to make a decision on Brexit

Mark Francois MP: We must avoid asking the Queen for a decision on Brexit

The European Research Group vice-chair said MPs were "honour bound" to see Brexit through, and that the Queen should not be asked to make an "incredibly difficult decision" on the issue.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Leave means Leave protesters

UK can stop Brexit process, says European Court of Justice official

UK can stop Brexit process, says European Court of Justice official

An official has claimed the UK can revoke Article 50 without the formal agreement of the 27 leaders of the other EU member states or EU Commission.