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Jack lives locally here in the constituency.
Born in Southmead Hospital in August 1969, Jack has lived and worked in Bristol and the South West area all his life. On finishing school at 15, he worked in his fathers ice cream and catering business locally for over ten years. After leaving his family business in 1997, Jack worked in the financial services and residential property sectors, as a consultant and as a manager.
Jack served on Bristol City Council for eight years between May 1999 and May 2007 for the Stockwood Ward. In 2001 Jack was the Parliamentary Candidate for Bristol East. Jack also stood for the South West Region, which includes Gibraltar, at the European Parliament elections in 2004.
Jack is an Army veteran and served with 29 Commando RA as a mobilised reservist Gunner for a year. Jack was deployed to Helmand Province in Afghanistan on Operation Herrick 9 in the Autumn/Winter of 2008-9.
He has regularly run the Bristol Half Marathon on behalf of several charities over the years including Barnardos, the Julian Trust, The Army Benevolent Fund and the Frenchay After Burns Unit Club. In 2012 he ran the London Marathon and raised several thousand pounds for Action for Children. Whilst serving in Afghanistan, Jack ran the Camp Bastion Half Marathon for Help for Heroes on New Year's Day 2009. Last year, Jack ran the Severn Bridge and Bristol Half Marathons for Clic Sargent, raising nearly £1000.
Jack really enjoys reading about military and political history. He also enjoys films and the cinema. He is a member of the General George Patton Historical Society and Jack regards General Patton as a personal hero and has had an article published on him. He is also a member of the International Churchill Centre, as well as the Jaguar Enthusiasts Club based in Filton. He is a Vice-President of the Stoke Gifford Branch of the Royal British Legion, a member of Bradley Stoke Lions and is a Freemason.
Jack married Andrea Jenkyns, in 2017. Together they have a young son, Clifford, who was born in 2017. Jack also has three grown up children named Dominic, Sophie and Michael.
In January 2018, Jack was appointed Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, and was then appointed Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, Stephen Barclay MP in November 2018.
This statement was added by Jack Lopresti, their team, or by a Democracy Club volunteer, based on information published by the candidate elsewhere.
Giacomo "Jack" Lopresti is a British Conservative Party politician. At the 2010 general election, he was first elected as Member of Parliament (MP) for Filton and Bradley Stoke, a constituency in Bristol newly created after boundary changes. He is an advocate of the Eurosceptic campaign Leave Means Leave.Read more on Wikipedia
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Biographical summaryBorn: 1969-08-23, Southmead, Bristol, England
Previous job: Conservative Party
This candidate has previously stood for election in:
- 2019: The UK Parliament elections, as the Conservative and Unionist Party candidate for the Filton and Bradley Stoke
- 2017: The 2017 General Election, as the Conservative and Unionist Party candidate for the Filton and Bradley Stoke
- 2015: The 2015 General Election, as the Conservative and Unionist Party candidate for the Member of Parliament for Filton and Bradley Stoke
- 2010: The 2010 General Election, as the Conservative and Unionist Party candidate for the Member of Parliament for Filton and Bradley Stoke
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