Opposition Day — [18th Allotted Day]: Members’ Paid Directorships and Consultancies (25 Feb 2015)
Jack Lopresti: I thank the hon. Lady for giving way and I have no outside interests to declare. How would her plans affect reservists, who serve in the military and can often be off on operational tours for months on end earning extra income?

Opposition Day — [18th Allotted Day]: Members’ Paid Directorships and Consultancies (25 Feb 2015)
Jack Lopresti: rose-

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Service Personnel (Ukraine) (25 Feb 2015)
Jack Lopresti: Can my right hon. Friend reassure the House that, regardless of any force protection measures taking place before deployment, our people will be legally authorised under any future rules of engagement to pick up weapons and defend themselves if they need to?

Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Armed Forces Covenant (23 Feb 2015)
Jack Lopresti: Is there a follow-up system to ensure that when people leave the armed forces they do not fall by the wayside when it comes to medical provision?

Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Armed Forces Covenant (23 Feb 2015)
Jack Lopresti: What progress he has made on strengthening the armed forces covenant.

Afghanistan — [Mark Pritchard in the Chair] (11 Feb 2015)
Jack Lopresti: What would have been the impact on the deployment if we had had longer tours of duty like our friends and comrades, the US?

Afghanistan — [Mark Pritchard in the Chair] (11 Feb 2015)
Jack Lopresti: Does my hon. Friend accept that Iran was then and now remains one of the biggest world sponsors of terrorism, and that its weapons and money cause chaos around the world to our strategic interests and peaceful nations?

Afghanistan — [Mark Pritchard in the Chair] (11 Feb 2015)
Jack Lopresti: I congratulate my hon. Friend on securing this debate. Does he not think that there is a case to be made for saying that the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan were in our national interest, in keeping our streets safe and maintaining our homeland security?

Backbench Business: Improving Cancer Outcomes (5 Feb 2015)
Jack Lopresti: I was not entirely sure whether it was a good idea to apply to speak in the debate. It is the first time I have properly put anything on the record about my own experience. I am a cancer survivor. A year ago virtually to the day, I finished about 30 sessions of daily radiotherapy, with oral chemotherapy. It is like awaking from a bad dream. I wanted to get on with my life and not look back....

Backbench Business: Improving Cancer Outcomes (5 Feb 2015)
Jack Lopresti: I thank my hon. Friend for his kind remarks, which I shall not dwell on. You do become, if not an expert, certainly quite knowledgeable, and are introduced to the cancer world. There is a lot of information out there. I was told by some consultants not to spend too much time on the internet, as you can go down different avenues and worry yourself to death, but there are lots of good books. I...


Parliament

Upcoming Business – Commons: Main Chamber (12 Mar 2015)
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, including Topical Questions; Church Commissioners, the Public Accounts Commission and the Speakers' Committee on the Electoral Commission. Oral Questions; 9:30 am

Child Sexual Exploitation (Rotherham) (26 Feb 2015)
Tim Loughton: When I was a Minister in the Department for Education-and when I occupied the ministerial role that you have also occupied, Madam Deputy Speaker -we would send in officials to make an intervention, and it was crucial that there were civil servants and Ministers in the Department who understood the nature of the problem and could oversee the data that were being brought back to...

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