Jack lives in Filton.

Jack was born in Southmead Hospital in August 1969, and has lived and worked in Bristol and the South West area all his life. On finishing school at 15, Jack worked in his family's ice cream and catering business locally for over ten years. After leaving his family business in 1997, Jack worked in the financial services and residential property sectors, as a consultant and manager.

Jack served on Bristol City Council for eight years between May 1999 and May 2007 for the Stockwood Ward. In 2001 Jack was the Parliamentary Candidate for Bristol East. Jack also stood for the South West Region at the European Parliament elections in 2004.

Jack is an Army veteran and served with 29 Commando RA as a mobilized reservist for a year. Jack was deployed to Helmand Province in Afghanistan on Operation Herrick 9 in the Autumn/Winter of 2008-9.

In Parliament he specialises in Defence, Security and Aviation, and is a member of the Royal United Services Institute. Jack is also on the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee and was appointed as Parliamentary Private Secretary to Rt Hon Desmond Swayne TD MP, Minister of State for International Development in July 2014 until the 2015 General Election.

Jack has a great interest in Military and political history. He is a member of the General George Patton Historical Society and Jack regards General Patton as a personal hero and has had an article published on him. He is also a member of the Churchill Centre.

Jack is a keen runner and has regularly run the Bristol Half Marathon on behalf of several charities over the years including Barnardos, the Julian Trust, The Army Benevolent Fund and the Frenchay After Burns Unit Club. In 2012 he ran the London Marathon and raised several thousand pounds for Action for Children. Whilst serving in Afghanistan, Jack ran the Camp Bastion Half Marathon for Help for Heroes on New Year's Day 2009.

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22 JUL 2016

NATO must act on Gibraltar

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21 JUL 2016

Frenchay duck pond

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22 JUN 2016

EU Referedum Debate tonight

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Ministry of Defence Future Accommodation Model — [Mrs Madeleine Moon in the Chair] (19 Oct 2016)
Jack Lopresti: This is a huge issue for military families and serving people in particular. Does my hon. Friend agree that if we do not get this right, it will have a catastrophic effect on our retention figures? We will find even more people leaving the service, which would be pretty awful, to say the least.

Britain-Iran Relations — [Mr David Hanson in the Chair] (12 Oct 2016)
Jack Lopresti: I congratulate my hon. Friend on securing this debate and making a very good speech. Hon. Members have spoken about the success of the nuclear deal. Iran is reported to have launched up to nine ballistic missile tests, in defiance of UN Security Council resolution 2231, since the deal was agreed in July 2015. It is still the world’s largest state sponsor of terrorism and is funding...