Jack has been a member of the Northern Ireland Select Committee since 2010. Their recent inquiries have included; effects of the EU referendum, Electricity and Tourist Industry in Northern Ireland.

Jack was honoured to be elected by his fellow Conservative MPs as Chair of the Backbench 1922 Defence Committee. This Committee brings together Conservative backbench MPs to discuss defence issues, as well as put confidential pressure on the Government. This year the Committee has been address by the Ministers of Defence for Procurement and for the Reserves as well as by Trident and Military History expert Lord Hennessy.

In Westminster Jack has been the Chair of three All Party Parliamentary Groups (APPG) since the General Election in 2015. The APPG for 22q11 Syndrome was set up at the request of a constituent who has a child who suffers from the Syndrome. There are around 35,000 suffers in the Country. This APPG will be producing a report to send to the Department of Health this summer. The APPG for Apprenticeships is one of the largest APPGs in Parliament and has produced a report on "Disseminating Good Practice" which has been sent to the Minister for Apprenticeships. As Chair of the APPG for Gibraltar, one of the most longstanding APPGs in Parliament, Jack has been able to support the Military needs of Gibraltar and reassure Gibraltarians that e Parliament supports them staying British.


Latest News

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,...


Parliament

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...