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 on an unpaid basis. 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


28 NOV 2014

Dr Dan backs road safety campaign at St Pancras Primary School

Dr Dan has today backed local school children in their fight for safer roads in Whitton.Together with local pupils, he has set up a survey to ask the local community's views on important road safety issues affecting St Pancras Primary School and older residents. Concerns were raised by pupils and staff about the safety of children and older residents crossing the road near the school during one...


21 NOV 2014

Celebrating Mendham Village Success

Dan was delighted to be in Mendham to celebrate the village's recent success in the Mid Suffolk Village of the Year and Suffolk Village of the Year competitions. He helped to present the very well-deserved awards which recognised the fantastic community spirit in the village. After winning the Mid Suffolk competition the village went onto to represent Mid Suffolk in the prestigious Suffolk...


15 NOV 2014

Dr Dan joins Whitton church coffee morning

Dan joined residents in support of the Whitton Church Christmas coffee morning. The annual event helps to raise money (around £1000) for the church in funding important community events in North West Ipswich throughout the year. Dan enjoyed attending the event, talking to residents, and helping raise money for the local community.


14 NOV 2014

Scarlett & Mustard

Earl Soham based Scarlett & Mustard are an award winning company who produce dressings, sauces and marinades. Dan was delighted to drop in to hear about their latest success, becoming Investec Food and Drink Entrepreneur of the Year - Best Newcomer. It was a great chance to hear about how the company has progressed. Their clients currently include prestigious companies such as Harrods, Harvey...


14 NOV 2014

Dr Dan joins residents at Gressland Court for afternoon tea

Dan enjoyed meeting and chatting with residents over tea at one of his regular visits to Gressland Court in Kesgrave. Dan spoke to residents about the work he is doing on their behalf as a Government Health Minister and as our local MP for Kesgrave.


14 NOV 2014

Baby Senses

Dan dropped into the Children's Centre in Kesgrave to take part in a Baby Senses class. Baby Senses classes focus on baby signing and baby massage. They help to strengthen the bond between parents and their infants, which is so important in giving babies the very best start in life. Dan would like to thank Ann Lay for inviting him to take part in one of her classes which provide invaluable...



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Written Answers — Department of Health: NHS: Pay (27 Nov 2014)
Daniel Poulter: The Government is committed to reforming progression pay in the National Health Service to ensure that the system is fair, consistent and sustainable. Over 50% (around 620,000 headcount) of hospital and community health services staff are eligible for incremental pay increases; subject to meeting local performance standards. All of these eligible staff will receive at least a 1%...

Written Answers — Department of Health: NHS England (27 Nov 2014)
Daniel Poulter: We do not have an accurate estimate of the gender pay gap for employees of NHS England. NHS England does not have offices in Stoke Newington, Hackney North constituency, or Hackney local authority area.