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.


Parliament

Committee of Privileges: Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust (21 Jul 2016)
Yvette Cooper: I wish those Members departing the Chamber a good summer and thank you, Mr Speaker, for granting me the final debate before the summer recess. I also welcome the new Minister to the Dispatch Box. I called this debate, following that brought a few months ago by my hon. Friend the Member for Dewsbury (Paula Sherriff), because she, I and many Yorkshire Members are deeply concerned about the...

Backbench Business: Summer Adjournment (21 Jul 2016)
Michael Ellis: It is a pleasure to make my first appearance at the Dispatch Box before you, Mr Speaker, and opposite the shadow Leader of the House. I believe the hon. Member for Newport West (Paul Flynn) is also the shadow Deputy Leader and holds other positions. I am very reliably informed that he holds no fewer than four shadow positions. I am reminded of the classic film “Kind Hearts and...

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EU Referedum Debate tonight

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Winterbourne Medieval Barn

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Visit to SEA

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