Westminster News

National Association of Cider Makers Reception

Apples and pears were on the agenda in Westminster last week, at the All Party Parliamentary Cider Group (APPCG) and The National Association of Cider Makers (NACM) autumn reception.

Work in Parliament on Illegal Traveller Camps

When Jack returned to Westminster in September, among his immediate priorities was making progress with my inquiries into how incidents involving the traveller community are handled after recent events at the Tumps and Forty Acres.

Jack Welcomes Three Schools to Parliament

Jack always enjoys welcoming constituents to Westminster and being able to show them a bit more about the work he does in Parliament, so he was pleased to hear that the Parliament Education Service was hosting three schools from Filton and Bradley Stoke last Tuesday.

Jack Lopresti becomes Kurdistan APPG Chairman

With the debates in the House of Commons resuming, Jack Lopresti MP has started to take on more responsibilities for the next Parliament. He has been elected as Chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Kurdistan, a role he is very excited about getting to grips with.

Defence in the Arctic

Jack Lopresti MP last week visited Norway as part of the Defence Select Committee's sub Committee on Defence in the Arctic. The Defence sub-Committee is to begin an inquiry into the rapidly changing defence landscape in the Arctic and the potential implications for the UK.

Revision Military UK signed the Armed Forces Covenant

Jack Lopresti MP for Filton and Bradley Stoke organised for Revision Military UK to co-sign the Armed Forces Covenant with the Minister for Defence Procurement, Harriet Baldwin MP, in the House of Commons yesterday.

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.