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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08 FEB 2017

Revision Military UK signed the Armed Forces Covenant

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01 DEC 2016

Joint Statement from Jack Lopresti MP and Luke Hall MP

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29 NOV 2016

Great Western Air Ambulance Charity

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Parliament

Armed Forces Covenant (2 Feb 2017)
Jack Lopresti: In the light of my hon. Friend’s military service and the operational tours that he has done, may I ask whether he is comfortable with the way in which we have treated our interpreters and other locally employed civilians?

Armed Forces Covenant (2 Feb 2017)
Jack Lopresti: The hon. Gentleman and I both serve on the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee. In the last Parliament, we inquired into the implementation of the military covenant in Northern Ireland. Is it time we thought about another inquiry as an update on that?