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.


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24 MAR 2017

Visit to Hitachi Train Depot in Stoke Gifford

Last week Jack was given a tour, along with local councillors and members of the Department of...


03 MAR 2017

Great Western Air Ambulance Charity

Jack Lopresti MP today visited Great Western Air Ambulance Charity to discuss the progress they have...


27 FEB 2017

Defence in the Arctic

Jack Lopresti MP last week visited Norway as part of the Defence Select Committee's sub Committee on...


Parliament

Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Daesh (13 Mar 2017)
Jack Lopresti: Will my right hon. Friend reassure the House that we are doing everything possible to help local indigenous forces on the ground with the liberation of Mosul and the defeat of Daesh, not only in relation to equipment and ammunition, but with regard to access to medical care, protective equipment such as helmets and body armour, and getting the right supplies and expertise for their wounded?

Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Leaving the EU: Farming (2 Mar 2017)
Jack Lopresti: Does the Secretary of State share my view that the need to accommodate the views of 28 different countries has led to the common agricultural policy becoming overtly bureaucratic in a way that has harmed the interests of British farmers?