22 JUL 2016

NATO must act on Gibraltar

 A GROUP of MPs have urged the boss of NATO to "take notice" of Spain's "increasingly unreliable" and "provocative" stance on Gibraltar. In a letter seen by Express.co.uk, the MPs have written to NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg to demand he pay close attention to Spanish behaviour towa...


21 JUL 2016

Frenchay duck pond

Jack has paid a visit to the pond in Frenchay that is at the centre of controversy following the submitting of a planning application to build a log cabin on it. He is pictured with local residents Bob Woodward OBE and Chris Dagger. The pond is a community asset for the people of Frenchay and resid...


22 JUN 2016

EU Referedum Debate tonight

Jack Lopresti MP will be taking part in an EU Referendum debate tonight in Bradley Stoke. It is being organised by Churches Together and the Multi-Faith Forum. It begins at 7pm and will be held in the Holy Trinity Church, Broad Croft, Bradley Stoke, BS32 0BD. Speaking for the Leave side will be Jack...


10 JUN 2016

Winterbourne Medieval Barn

Jack today visited Winterbourne Barn to discuss their future plans after they received a Development Grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund to help it prepare for its future as a Heritage Centre and community asset. The money will be spent on refurbishing the barn and outbuildings to pave the way for ...


03 JUN 2016

Visit to SEA

Jack today paid a visit to SEA, an engineering and software design services company who are based in Bristol Business Park in his Filton and Bradley Stoke constituency. Whilst there, he met the companies Managing Director, Steve Hill, who talked him through the work that the company does and what th...


26 MAY 2016

Concorde Museum breaking ground

Jack was present today at the ground breaking ceremony for the museum to house Concorde 216 in Filton. The ceremony was held to mark the start of work on the building that will house the Concorde that first took off from Filton in April 1979, and returned in November 2003. The Aerospace Bristol Mus...


24 MAY 2016

Jack writes to schools about National Citizen Service

Jack has written to local schools in the Filton and Bradley Stoke constituency to encourage them to spread the word about National Citizen Service. Jack recently met Ben Pink from NCS who has told him about the difficulty they are having encouraging some educational providers to spread the word abou...


16 MAY 2016

Cribbs Patchway MetroBus extension

Jack has written to the Chairman of the Planning, Transportation and Strategic Environment Committee to bring the concerns of some constituents about the proposed MetroBus extension along Hatchet Road in Stoke Gifford to his attention. Jack has been in contact with constituents for some time about t...


13 MAY 2016

MP launches McCarthy & Stone development in Staple Hill

The MP for Filton and Bradley Stoke, Jack Lopresti, visited McCarthy and Stone's Staple Hill retirement development on Friday 13 May to mark its official opening. The Conservative MP took a tour of William Page Court to find out more about the demand for purpose-built retirement housing in the regi...


29 APR 2016

Visit to HP

Jack today visited HP at their site in Stoke Gifford to meet their new Managing Director, George Brasher, and to discuss their business. HP have been established at their site in the Filton & Bradley Stoke constituency for several years now, and Mr Brasher has recently taken over the role as Man...


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22 JUL 2016

NATO must act on Gibraltar

 A GROUP of MPs have urged the boss of NATO to "take notice" of Spain's "increasingly unreliable"...


21 JUL 2016

Frenchay duck pond

Jack has paid a visit to the pond in Frenchay that is at the centre of controversy following the...


22 JUN 2016

EU Referedum Debate tonight

Jack Lopresti MP will be taking part in an EU Referendum debate tonight in Bradley Stoke. It is...


Parliament

EU Referendum: Gibraltar — [Mr Nigel Evans in the Chair] (20 Jul 2016)
Jack Lopresti: Thank you for your excellent chairmanship, Mr Evans. I thank all hon. Members from across the House for their support today on this important and crucially timed debate. I am grateful for the Minister’s summing up remarks, in which he reaffirmed the British Government’s commitment to the people of Gibraltar and their sovereignty and freedom, and to working towards the best...

EU Referendum: Gibraltar — [Mr Nigel Evans in the Chair] (20 Jul 2016)
Jack Lopresti: My hon. Friend is talking about the NATO context. Yes, Spain ought to be a friendly country and an ally. We are duty-bound and treaty-bound by article 5 to come to its defence. If it were attacked by an external enemy, or any enemy, we would potentially send our people into harm’s way to defend it.