24 JUL 2017

Jack Welcomes 3 Schools to Parliament

Jack always enjoys welcoming constituents to Westminster and being able to show them a bit more about the work he does in Parliament, so he was pleased to hear that the Parliament Education Service was hosting three schools from Filton and Bradley Stoke last Tuesday. Organised by the fantastic ...


20 JUL 2017

Future of the Armed Forces Westminster Hall Debate

Yesterday Jack spoke at a Westminster Hall debate on the Future of the Armed Forces. Please find the full text of his speech below:  It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Sir Roger, even if only for four minutes—I will keep to that. I congratulate my hon. Friend the Memb...


18 JUL 2017

Jack Lopresti hosts Karwan Tahir at the John Adams Society

On Monday, Jack Lopresti had the pleasure to host the Kurdistan's High Representative to the UK, Karwan Jamal Tahir, at an event for the John Adams Society. Held in the Houses of Parliament, the event was an opportunity for those in attendance to hear first-hand about the upcoming independence refer...


16 JUL 2017

Weekend Roundup

After his penultimate week in Westminster before Summer Recess, Jack returned to the constituency on Thursday looking forward to the busy weekend ahead. In the afternoon he made progress with lots of the casework he had been working on, along with his team, on behalf of constituents, sending letters...


13 JUL 2017

Article: A Week in my Life as your MP

On Friday, I visited Boeing Headquarters to have a briefing with the UK Director of Boeing Defence David Pitchforth and their Head of Government Affairs Steven Gillard to discuss the company's plans for the next 10 years. I was pleased to hear that Boeing have plans to expand their work force within...


05 JUL 2017

Westminster Hall Debate on Kurdistan

Yesterday Jack had the honour of opening a Westminster Hall debate on Kurdistan. He was humbled by the support the debate received from colleagues, as he feels that the situation in the region had changed dramatically since it was last debated by MPs in 2014. Furthermore, as the independence referen...


04 JUL 2017

APPG for Kurdistan Report

Ahead of the Westminster Hall debate on Kurdistan that I have organised for this afternoon, I have written the following report which originally appeared on the All Party Parliamentary Group for Kurdistan's website:The Kurdistan Region in Iraq has made massive strides since its uprising against Sadd...


29 JUN 2017

Jack Lopresti MP assumes Chairmanship of Defence and Security Issues APPG

After having served as Vice-Chairman since 2016, on Tuesday evening Jack Lopresti MP became Chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Defence and Security Issues. He hopes to continue the successes of this group and, along with his colleagues elected to the committee, Jac...


29 JUN 2017

Jack Lopresti becomes Kurdistan APPG Chairman

With the debates in the House of Commons resuming, Jack Lopresti MP has started to take on more responsibilities for the next Parliament. He has been elected as Chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Kurdistan, a role he is very excited about getting to grips with....


26 JUN 2017

Jack Attends Annual Armed Forces Day Event

On Saturday, Jack Lopresti MP attended the annual South Gloucestershire Armed Forces Day event; this year held in Page Park, Staple Hill. Jack joined local families, cadets, serving military personnel and veterans to honour our country's past and present Armed forces. Jack actively participated in...


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24 JUL 2017

Jack Welcomes 3 Schools to Parliament

Jack always enjoys welcoming constituents to Westminster and being able to show them a bit more...


20 JUL 2017

Future of the Armed Forces Westminster Hall Debate

Yesterday Jack spoke at a Westminster Hall debate on the Future of the Armed Forces. Please find the...


18 JUL 2017

Jack Lopresti hosts Karwan Tahir at the John Adams Society

On Monday, Jack Lopresti had the pleasure to host the Kurdistan's High Representative to the UK,...


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Armed Forces (19 Jul 2017)
Jack Lopresti: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Sir Roger, even if only for four minutes—I will keep to that. I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Aldershot (Leo Docherty) on securing this crucial debate and on the eloquence of his speech. It is a privilege to be able to speak in the House about our armed forces as someone who has also worn the Queen’s uniform. I must...

Counter-Daesh Update (13 Jul 2017)
Jack Lopresti: Will my right hon. Friend join me in paying particular tribute to the Kurdish peshmerga, who have made a vital and continuing contribution to the defeat of Daesh? Can he assure the House that we will give them every possible assistance in training, equipment and weaponry, but also, importantly, access to medical care and treatment for their wounded? Is not there a case for providing...