Hardly ever rebels against their party in this parliament
How Jack Lopresti voted on key issues
- Voted very strongly against raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integrationDetails
- Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted very strongly for fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
- Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
- Voted moderately for increasing the rate of VATDetails
- Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local governmentDetails
- Voted strongly for a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
- Voted for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
- Voted moderately for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
- Voted for Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Voted very strongly for reforming the NHS so GPs buy services on behalf of their patientsDetails
- Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted very strongly against restricting the provision of services to private patients by the NHSDetails
- Voted strongly for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
- Voted against a smoking banDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted strongly against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
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I welcome the chance to debate the UK’s cyber-security defence. Cyber-security is a particularly wide-ranging subject and cyber-attacks are a growing threat. Without stating the obvious, a cyber-attack could impact on everyone’s lives in so many ways. We are now all so reliant on technology and the internet; without our mobile phones or when our e-mail goes down, we almost cease...
I thank my hon. Friend for his intervention. He is absolutely right. Within the chaos of a potential attack, I am not sure how the disparate groups would communicate with one another, how there would be a uniform chain of command and how it would work in practice. GCHQ seems to be in charge, but in other countries the matter would fall under the Ministry of Defence. It is fine that the MOD...
I thank my hon. Friend for his helpfully timed intervention. He is absolutely right. Sometimes it is difficult or impossible to determine that an attack has taken place. On offensive cyber-capability and action, a recent article published by the Royal United Services Institute said that Stuxnet, the malware supposedly used to attack Iran’s nuclear weapons capability, was not successful...
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Conservative MP for Filton and Bradley Stoke
Topics of interest
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Home Department
- Middle East
- Gift Aid
- Radio Frequencies
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee (17 Jan 2011 to 8 Mar 2011)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 15 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 10 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 63.71% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 34 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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Last updated: 24 Feb 2014.
6. Overseas visits
Address of donor: c/o Embassy of Saudi Arabia, 30 Charles St, London W1J 5DZ
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): Travel and accommodation with a value of £6,600
Destination of visit: Saudi Arabia
Date of visit: 1 -4 December 2012
Purpose of visit: as part of the UK Defence Forum
delegation to gain an understanding of the political and security framework as related to the Saudi Government
.(Registered 16 January 2013; updated 25 March 2013)
Address of donor: 150 Strand, London WC2R 1JA
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights and accommodation with a value of £1,116
Destination of visit: Gibraltar
Date of visit: 6-11 September 2013
Purpose of visit: Visit as part of a parliamentary delegation to Gibraltar
(Registered 7 November 2013)
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