Jack Lives in Filton with Lucy, his wife and Michael, their youngest son. Lucy works for the local nursery Abbeywood Tots. 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."


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Cystic Fibrosis (10 Apr 2014)
Jane Ellison: I imagine that the advisory group is considering that, but I would rather check and get back to the hon. Lady after the debate. I should have thought that it was looking at the broader issue, but I will come back to her, if that is acceptable, and confirm that after the debate. It goes without saying that I will follow up this debate with NHSBT, which I am sure will be extremely interested to...

Public Administration Select Committee: Backbench Business — Easter Adjournment (10 Apr 2014)
Tom Brake: Indeed. The hon. Gentleman raised a point about monitoring data no longer being published. I cannot provide any further information, but I will, as he requests, ask the Minister to respond. The hon. Gentleman mentioned a decline in police numbers in Harrow. The independent crime survey has identified that since 2010 the level of crime has gone down by 10%. That is something we can all...

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