People

Rt Hon. Mark Francois MP

Conservative MP for Rayleigh and Wickford
Mark Francois was born in Islington in 1965 and moved to Basildon with his parents in 1971. He now lives in Rayleigh but, like quite a number of his constituents, has a family link back to London. He attended Bristol University and King’s College, London, where he read history and war studies respectively.

Cllr Terry Cutmore

Rochford North division & Hockley & Ashingdon ward

We deeply regret to advise that C Cllr Terry Cutmore died on 1 April.  Terry was a long standing member of the Association and has been a councillor for many years.  Initially a councillor on Ashingdon Parish, he was elected to Rochford District Council in 1999 and was Leader from 2004 until 2019