Upcoming Business – Commons: Westminster Hall (4 Jul 2017)
Kurdistan region in Iraq – Jack Lopresti. Westminster Hall debate; 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Daesh (13 Mar 2017)
Jack Lopresti: Will my right hon. Friend reassure the House that we are doing everything possible to help local indigenous forces on the ground with the liberation of Mosul and the defeat of Daesh, not only in relation to equipment and ammunition, but with regard to access to medical care, protective equipment such as helmets and body armour, and getting the right supplies and expertise for their wounded?

Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Leaving the EU: Farming (2 Mar 2017)
Jack Lopresti: Does the Secretary of State share my view that the need to accommodate the views of 28 different countries has led to the common agricultural policy becoming overtly bureaucratic in a way that has harmed the interests of British farmers?

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?

Armed Forces Covenant (2 Feb 2017)
Jack Lopresti: I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Berwick-upon-Tweed (Mrs Trevelyan) on securing this fantastic debate. I remember spending many great days and cold nights in her constituency on gunnery training exercises. Those are fond memories, mostly. I would also like to declare that my youngest son serves in the British Army, also as a gunner. The armed forces covenant has had a positive...

Armed Forces Covenant (2 Feb 2017)
Jack Lopresti: The hon. Gentleman is of course absolutely right. There is a responsibility on our part as Members of Parliament to link up with service charities such as the Royal British Legion to make sure that they are aware of what we can do to help veterans in our own communities.

Armed Forces Covenant (2 Feb 2017)
Jack Lopresti: Of course I will support that. As I said, it is imperative on all of us to link up with local service charities and do whatever we can on all levels to help our veterans and their loved ones, families and dependants. I have done some work with a military charity called Alabaré, which does a lot on housing, and I helped to secure it considerable funding from the LIBOR fund to invest in...

Exiting the Eu: New Partnership (2 Feb 2017)
Jack Lopresti: Will my right hon. Friend inform the House of how the legislation, and the White Paper in particular, will hopefully help to protect and enhance Gibraltar’s unique position and of the progress he is making towards a free trade deal between us and Gibraltar? I understand that such a deal can happen before we leave the EU.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Military Aircraft: Deployment (1 Feb 2017)
Jack Lopresti: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what proportion of fast jets are able to be deployed into immediate action.


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Parliament

Upcoming Business – Commons: Westminster Hall (4 Jul 2017)
Kurdistan region in Iraq – Jack Lopresti. Westminster Hall debate; 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Daesh (13 Mar 2017)
Jack Lopresti: Will my right hon. Friend reassure the House that we are doing everything possible to help local indigenous forces on the ground with the liberation of Mosul and the defeat of Daesh, not only in relation to equipment and ammunition, but with regard to access to medical care, protective equipment such as helmets and body armour, and getting the right supplies and expertise for their wounded?