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

01 AUG 2015

Earl Soham Fete

Dr Dan visited the Earl Soham fete on Saturday afternoon. The sun was shining on the stalls selling home made produce with all the proceeds going to St Mary's Church fabric fund. Dr Dan bought some cupcakes and gooseberry jam which he enjoyed later at teatime.

22 JUL 2015

Charnwood Milling

Dr Dan enjoyed an exceptionally interesting visit to Charnwood Milling in Framlingham this week, which is a family run business that has developed a uniquely wide range of animal feeds sold both in this country and abroad. Finance Director Kevin Gibbs showed Dr Dan the regular animal feeds for domestic pets and farm animals as well as the more exotic and specialist food for birds and animals...

20 JUL 2015

Dr Dan Welcomes Stradbroke High School Students to Parliament

Year 10 students from Stradbroke High School had the opportunity to question Central Suffolk and North Ipswich MP Dr Dan Poulter when they made the trip from Suffolk to Westminster for a visit to the Houses of Parliament. The students, who have recently been elected as Senior Prefects at the school and included James Cleverley, the new Headboy, Heather Cutler, the new Headgirl, Levi Chapman,...

15 JUL 2015

Dr Dan Puts BT Under Scrutiny in Key Parliamentary debate on Improving Broadband Services in Suffolk

Central Suffolk and North Ipswich MP Dr Dan Poulter has continued his fight for improved broadband services for Suffolk in a Parliamentary debate this week with a call to roll-out mobile broadband and for the Government to investigate the behaviour of BT in the Suffolk Broadband Programme. There has been recent frustration about the speed and reliability of BT in delivering broadband to homes,...

11 JUL 2015

Dr Dan Takes on Role on Energy and Climate Change Select Committee

Dr Dan Poulter has been elected to the Energy and Climate Change Select Committee in Parliament, after receiving a majority of votes from his backbench Conservative colleagues for the position. Dr Poulter will join 11 Parliamentary colleagues on the cross-party Committee which will meet regularly to examine the expenditure, administration and policy of the Department of Energy and Climate Change...

10 JUL 2015

Bedfield Fete

The summer fete in Bedfield was a good family day out and over 1000 people attended this year. Dr Dan enjoyed sampling the high quality local food being served, including meat from John Hutton Butchers in Earl Soham.

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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.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Mental Health: Curriculum (20 Jul 2015)
Daniel Poulter: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if she will incorporate education on mental health issues into the national curriculum.