Photo of Jack Lopresti MP on a visit to HMS Prince of Wales at Rosyth.

Highlighting local firms’ roles in the UK’s new aircraft carrier project

By Jack Lopresti, MP for Filton and Bradley Stoke. The most powerful and impactful things in the world can often be traced to their local roots. Behind all of the worthiest projects are dedicated people whose efforts stand invisibly behind to create something spectacular. This is particularly true of our new Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers, the largest warships the

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Photo of schools minister Nick Gibb MP (centre) on a visit to Patchway Community School.

Trust CEO’s “lack of representation” gibe triggers schools minister visit

Schools minister Nick Gibb MP has paid a flying visit to several South Gloucestershire schools, including Patchway Community School, following criticism from a local academy trust leader that the district’s MPs aren’t doing enough to push for an increase in the level of school funding. The visit came just three weeks after Dave Baker, CEO of the Olympus Academy Trust

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Collage of images (l-r) Dave Baker (CEO, Olympus Acdemy Trust) and Jack Lopresti MP.

Trust CEO tackles Lopresti over “lack of representation” on school funding

Dave Baker, CEO of the Olympus Academy Trust (OAT) which incorporates Bradley Stoke Community School, Meadowbrook Primary School and several other secondary and primary schools in the wider local area has met with Jack Lopresti MP to express his concerns about a “lack of representation in regard to inadequate school funding in our area”. In a tweet made earlier this week,

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Photo of Jack Lopresti MP with Concorde in the background.

September update from Jack Lopresti MP

The last month has been a busy period in the constituency, as the parliamentary recess came to an end. I visited a brilliant local attraction, Aerospace Bristol, to see the great work they are doing to preserve the region’s fantastic aviation heritage and inspire the next generation of engineers and scientists. I also visited the Compass Project in Staple Hill,

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