08 FEB 2017

Revision Military UK signed the Armed Forces Covenant

Jack Lopresti MP for Filton and Bradley Stoke organised for Revision Military UK to co-sign the Armed Forces Covenant with the Minister for Defence Procurement, Harriet Baldwin MP, in the House of Commons yesterday. Jack helped open Revision Military's UK headquarters in Bristol Business Park in hi...


01 DEC 2016

Joint Statement from Jack Lopresti MP and Luke Hall MP

Jack Lopresti MP for Filton and Bradley Stoke and Luke Hall MP for Thornbury and Yate's joint statement in relation to parents and pupils concerns over the process of finding new sponsor arrangements for both Winterbourne Academy and Yate International Academy. "Yesterday we met with the Secretary ...


29 NOV 2016

Great Western Air Ambulance Charity

Jack Lopresti MP has warmly welcomed the news that the Great Western Air Ambulance Charity (GWAAC) has received a £1 million grant from the Libor funds announced in the Autumn Statement. Jack met with senior charity representatives on Monday in Parliament to hear about the charity's lifesavin...


24 NOV 2016

Statement on the future of Winterbourne International Academy

Jack Lopresti MP for Filton and Bradley Stoke and Luke Hall MP Thornbury and Yate's joint statement in relation to parents and pupils concerns over the process of finding new sponsor arrangements for both Winterbourne Academy and Yate International Academy. "As two local South Gloucestershire MP's ...


24 NOV 2016

MetroBus meeting

Earlier today I had a meeting with representatives from South Gloucestershire Council, MetroBus, contractors Alun Griffiths, local Councillors, including Councillor Colin Hunt, South Gloucestershire's lead Councillor for Transport, to discuss the ongoing problems with gridlock in Bradley Stoke resul...


21 NOV 2016

Urgent meeting called with representatives of Metrobus, the road Contractors and South Gloucestershire Council

Jack Lopresti MP has called an urgent meeting with those responsible for the Metrobus works in Bradley Stoke which are causing major road congestion. Representatives from; the road contractors, Metrobus, South Gloucestershire Council including the lead Councillor responsible for Transport in South ...


18 NOV 2016

Library consultation now open

A second consultation period has been opened by South Gloucestershire Council on their proposed changes to the library service. The Council has radically changed their plans following the initial round of consultation, and are now proposing an 'open access' system to enable libraries to be used for ...


18 NOV 2016

Bradley Stoke congestion

I have been in touch with MetroBus and South Gloucestershire Council this week about the huge problems with congestion in Bradley Stoke. They have issued the following statement, Statement on Bradley Stoke Way MetroBus would like to apologise for the congestion in the Bradley Stoke area due to nec...


28 OCT 2016

Stoke Gifford Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal launch

Today Jack attended the launch of Stoke Gifford Royal British Legion annual Poppy Appeal. As has become traditional, the launch was held at Bristol Parkway Station, and was well attended by Stoke Gifford Scout Group, Royal British Legion Riders, local Air Cadets, and Brian Cumming MBE, a Chelsea Pen...


20 OCT 2016

New homes in Filton

Jack was present today at the opening of 22 new homes for rent and shared ownership that have been commissioned by Knightstone Housing in Filton. The development was part of South Gloucestershire Council's strategy to deliver more affordable homes across South Gloucestershire. Of the 22 properties, ...


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08 FEB 2017

Revision Military UK signed the Armed Forces Covenant

Jack Lopresti MP for Filton and Bradley Stoke organised for Revision Military UK to co-sign the...


01 DEC 2016

Joint Statement from Jack Lopresti MP and Luke Hall MP

Jack Lopresti MP for Filton and Bradley Stoke and Luke Hall MP for Thornbury and Yate's joint...


29 NOV 2016

Great Western Air Ambulance Charity

Jack Lopresti MP has warmly welcomed the news that the Great Western Air Ambulance Charity (GWAAC)...


Parliament

Armed Forces Covenant (2 Feb 2017)
Jack Lopresti: In the light of my hon. Friend’s military service and the operational tours that he has done, may I ask whether he is comfortable with the way in which we have treated our interpreters and other locally employed civilians?

Armed Forces Covenant (2 Feb 2017)
Jack Lopresti: The hon. Gentleman and I both serve on the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee. In the last Parliament, we inquired into the implementation of the military covenant in Northern Ireland. Is it time we thought about another inquiry as an update on that?