I'm Dr Dan Poulter, MP for Central Suffolk and North Ipswich. The people of Suffolk are always my first priority, but when time permits, I continue to work as an NHS hospital doctor. I live locally and am a dedicated and hard working constituency MP. Please feel free to get in touch with me if I can help you in any way. Click here if you would like to receive my newsletter about what I am doing on your behalf on important local issues. Your details will not be passed to any third parties and you are free to cancel the updates at any time.

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Dr Dan Poulter MP

10 AUG 2015

Bolton Brothers Ltd Recycling & Waste Management

Dr Dan met Reuben Bolton, Commercial and Operations Director, and the staff at Bolton Brothers Ltd for a tour of the waste management company which has been trading in the recycling industry for over 45 years. The company recycles predominantly paper, cardboard, plastic and scrap metal and remains a family run business employing over 50 local staff at two recycling bases. For more information,...

10 AUG 2015

Oliver Hayward Play Barn & Cafe

Dr Dan visited the Oliver Hayward Play Barn in Wickham Market to meet Guy Hayward and tour the adventure barn for children up to 7 years old. He was pleased to many families enjoying the sunshine. The Oliver Hayward Play Barn provides a small and intimate space for children to play safely in ball pits, on slides and in the disco room, all whilst their parents relax in Star's Cafe overlooking...

08 AUG 2015

Laxfield Fete

Dr Dan opened Laxfield Church Fete where he enjoyed the food and afternoon tea. He was delighted to see another example of the strong community ties that underpin our villages and towns in Suffolk and enjoyed chatting to local residents as he made his way around the various stalls. Dr Dan would like to thank Cllr Julie Flatman for showing him around along with all of those who attended or...

03 AUG 2015

Lofty Heights

Dr Dan visited Lofty Heights in Little Bealings, a Social Enterprise with the primary purpose of helping less advantaged and elderly people to have warmer, healthier homes as well as creating employment for young adults, who have been disadvantaged through the lack of education opportunity, difficult personal situations or lack of employment. Dr Dan was very impressed by the work of the team...

03 AUG 2015

Meeting with OFTEC

Dr Dan had an interesting and informative meeting with OFTEC at their Kesgrave Headquarters about the important role that Biofuels can play in reducing carbon emissions and the cost of heating homes.

02 AUG 2015

Whitton Allotments Open Day

Dr Dan went to Whitton to support their very enjoyable and well attended open day and produce show. Committee chairman Roy Hawes, who won an award for the best potatoes, showed Dr Dan around. Dr Dan, who was joined by Ward Councillor Erion Xhaferaj and Ipswich Councillor Robin Vickery, enjoyed meeting many of the 107 plot holders and later eating the fresh runner beans and red currants that he...

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Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Renewable Energy (28 Aug 2015)
Daniel Poulter: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what steps her Department is taking to incentivise greater use of renewable and non-fossil fuel forms of energy.

Written Answers — Department of Health: General Practitioners: Training (21 Jul 2015)
Daniel Poulter: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what discussions he has had on increasing training for GPs by one year to include a compulsory rotation in mental health.