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

03 JUL 2015

Barham Care Home

One of Suffolk's biggest challenges is looking after and properly supporting our ageing population, and Dr Dan is a regular visitor and supporter of care homes including Barham Care Centre, where met with Prema Fairburn-Dorai to discuss the importance of better supporting our older people and those with long-term medical conditions such as dementia. Barham Care Centre is an innovative high...

03 JUL 2015

Barham & Claydon Surgery

As an NHS hospital doctor, Dr Dan understands the importance of first class medical services in Suffolk and has for some time been a lead campaigner in the fight for new facilities for the Barham & Claydon Surgery. Dr Dan had further talks with Dr Naqvi and his team to see what more can be done to support the development of the medical practice for the benefit of local patients and is currently...

03 JUL 2015

National Farmers Union Ipswich Branch

With 1 in 8 jobs in many parts of Suffolk related to agriculture, Dr Dan is a great supporter of our local farmers and food and drink producers. He regularly visits farms in his constituency and joined members of the Ipswich branch of the National Farmer's Union (NFU) near Helmingham to talk about what more can be done to support our agricultural sector. Dr Dan was pleased to have had the...

02 JUL 2015

Dr Dan welcomes progress in road safety campaign at St Pancras Primary School

Last week Dr Dan Poulter returned to St Pancras Primary School to meet with the school council and report on progress he had made in supporting the school road safety campaign. Road safety issues have been a problem for the school for years, and the pupils first raised concerns about the road safety caused by poor parking and speeding traffic at school drop off and pick up times when Dr Poulter...

27 JUN 2015

Natwest Rugbyforce Comes to Ipswich YM Rugby Club

During this important Rugby World Cup year, Dr Dan dropped in to Ipswich YM Rugby Club to show his support for the club during their annual spring clean in preparation for the new rugby season. As a keen rugby player himself, Dr Dan encourages more young people to get involved in rugby, and other sports, and join the 300 or so youngsters already playing for Ipswich YM.

26 JUN 2015

Dr Dan Launches Rural Safer Driving Initiative SAVID

Dr Dan launched the Safer Village Driving (SAVID) scheme in Clopton with Cllr Tony Fryatt to promote better driving in our rural communities. Narrow country lanes are not exclusive to motorists but are also used by pedestrians, cyclists and horse riders. Speeding and reckless driving pose a serious danger to all road users and so SAVID was formed by a number of villages in the area with the aim...

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Upcoming Business – Commons: Main Chamber (13 Jul 2015)
Broadband in Suffolk – Daniel Poulter. Adjournment debate

Iranian Nuclear Programme (2 Jul 2015)
Daniel Poulter: My right hon. Friend’s considered, helpful response is shedding perhaps greater light on the issues than we had in the previous debate. On access, is it not difficult to understand what is being negotiated if there has not been transparency about exactly what the situation is on the ground and what access there is to the scientists? Should there not be some level of access first, before...