Visiting the Great Western Air Ambulance Base in Almondsbury

Visited the new Great Western Air Ambulance Base today in Almondsbury.

Great to see this fantastic essential service move forward;  training future paramedics and using the most up to date equipment to provide us with expert lifesaving treatment when it is needed the most.  

Visit to the HMS Prince of Wales, our newest aircraft carrier

Fantastic day yesterday visiting HMS Prince of Wales in Rosyth.

Very proud of the engineering excellence and expertise from our area which has helped make this aircraft carrier a magnificent symbol of our country's global reach.

Positive impact on social mobility by our armed forces

Speaking during an evidence session on our armed forces in Wales,  I enquired about the impact they have on social mobility.

The panel highlighted the positive impact regular, reserve and cadet forces have on aspiration, local communities and apprenticeships.

Follow up meeting with Schools Minister, Nick Gibb MP

After meeting Schools Minister Nick Gibb MP about Patchway Community School - I had a follow up meeting with him in the House of Commons, where we discussed the next action in trying to improve the schools buildings and environment.

Supporting English Tourism Week 2019

Very pleased to support #EnglishTourismWeek19 Visit England with Arts, Tourism and Heritage Minister Michael Ellis MP..

I look forward to welcoming the Minister to our area soon, and to showing him the excellent attractions we have for families, tourists and businesses.

Jack Lopresti invites Schools Minister to visit Patchway School

Having visited Patchway Community School last week I felt that there were some concerns worth raising about the condition of the school buildings. The teaching staff are dedicated and are doing an excellent job under a number of challenging circumstances presented by the now ageing building.

Meeting with Schools Minister, Nick Gibb MP

On Monday I met with the Minister for Schools, Nick Gibb MP to discuss with him the schools funding situation in South Gloucestershire in general and with specific issues on school buildings, some of which are now outdated and in need of maintenance, repair, and, in some cases, replacement.