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Jack Attends Annual Armed Forces Day Event

On Saturday, Jack Lopresti MP attended the annual South Gloucestershire Armed Forces Day event; this year held in Page Park, Staple Hill. Jack joined local families, cadets, serving military personnel and veterans to honour our country's past and present Armed forces.

Jack Lopresti 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 Transport, of the Hitachi Depot in Stoke Gifford.

Representatives from Great Western Railway (GWR) and Network Rail were also available to answer questions.

Visit to Great Western Air Ambulance Charity

Jack Lopresti MP today visited Great Western Air Ambulance Charity to discuss the progress they have made since being awarded £1 million of Libor fines money in the Government's Autumn Statement.

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.

Jack hosts meeting with Police and Residents

Jack Lopresti MP today met residents and Avon and Somerset Police Inspector Clive Summerill to discuss the high number of burglaries that have taken place in Bradley Stoke and surrounding areas in recent months.

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.

Joint Statement from Jack Lopresti MP and Luke Hall MP

Jack Lopresti MP for Filton and Bradley Stoke and Luke Hall MP for Thornbury and Yate's joint statement in relation to parents and pupils concerns over the process of finding new sponsor arrangements for both Winterbourne Academy and Yate International Academy.

GWAAC receives £1million from LIBOR Funds

Jack Lopresti MP has warmly welcomed the news that the Great Western Air Ambulance Charity (GWAAC) has received a £1 million grant from the Libor funds announced in the Autumn Statement.

MetroBus meeting

Earlier today I had a meeting with representatives from South Gloucestershire Council, MetroBus, contractors Alun Griffiths, local Councillors, including Councillor Colin Hunt, South Gloucestershire's lead Councillor for Transport, to discuss the ongoing problems with gridlock in Bradley Stoke re