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Tory MP Mark Francois is no stranger to doing and saying some pretty strange things.
Just yesterday he said the “country will explode” if the UK doesn’t leave the EU on October 31.
Then there was the time an anti-Brexit protestor that he was signing their “death warrant”, or when he basically inferred trashing Britain’s car industry was no biggie as long as it was our decision.
Now Francois has popped up in his constituency of Rayleigh dressed as a policeman. To be more precise, it appears he’s standing outside a local pub dressed as a copper - complete with stab-proof vest.
This was Mark Francois Friday night in Rayleigh. Walking around town and in and out of pubs, dressed as a Police Of… https://t.co/Y093Il4HWW — SophieM (@SophieM)
It’s not exactly clear why he’s dressed this way. There was a post on the MP's website which said he was meeting with local police, but this doesn't explain his choice to dress like one.
everything mark francois does feels like it was organised by the make a wish foundation https://t.co/zA5Fu7mWJw — milo edwards (@milo edwards)
Bless. You're never too old for a fancy dress box. https://t.co/1WKermJiTW — James Oh Brien (@James Oh Brien)
We can confirm Mark Francois, MP for #Rayleigh and #Wickford, is not a police officer.
He joined our officers in R… https://t.co/508gMinKO1 — Essex Police (@Essex Police)
"We can confirm Mark Francois is not a police officer" - excellent sentence
https://t.co/pZP0OghsKJ — Alain Tolhurst (@Alain Tolhurst)
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