Jack Lives in Filton with Lucy, his wife and Michael, their youngest son. Lucy works for a local nursery. They have three children - Domenic, Sophie and Michael. The children studied at Patchway Community College with Domenic going onto study at Bristol City College, and Sophie and Michael going onto study at Filton College where Michael is still studying. Sophie is currently at the University of Birmingham.

 

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 Prospective 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. 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 the Heroes on New Year's Day 2009.

Jack said "I am honoured to have been elected as the Member of Parliament for the new Filton and Bradley Stoke constituency. I am fully aware of the high level of trust the people of FABS have placed in me, I can assure them that I will do everything I can to make sure that their best interests are always at the heart of what I strive to achieve."


Parliament

Women: Equality and Advancement — Question for Short Debate (22 Jul 2014)
Baroness Jolly: My Lords, this has been a fascinating debate. Looking at the list of speakers, it is not the least bit surprising that it has been so well informed and interesting. I am pleased to be here to answer this Question for Short Debate on the Commission on the Status of Women, which I shall refer to as CSW, if noble Lords will excuse me. The UK Government are committed to improving the lives of...

EU: Justice and Home Affairs (EUC Report) — Motion to Take Note (22 Jul 2014)
Lord Taylor of Holbeach: My Lords, I join in expressing gratitude to all noble Lords who have participated in this debate; fewer, perhaps, than might be considered enough to do justice to a very thorough report and a serious matter, but of course, it is soon after we discussed matters last Thursday evening. I am delighted to see the noble Lord, Lord Boswell of Aynho, in his place. I thank him and, through him, all...

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