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

02 OCT 2015

Follow-up Flooding Meeting in Rushmere St Andrew

Dr Dan organised a follow-up meeting to review progress on the long-standing flooding issues in Rushmere St Andrew with representatives from Anglian Water, Suffolk County Council, Cllr Robert Whiting and local residents. Last year, Dr Dan intervened to demand action, after he was contacted by a number of residents concerned about flooding problems on The Street close to Chesnut Pond. Suffolk...

29 SEP 2015

Cafe Connect, Framlingham

Dr Dan joined Rev Matthew Smith and Framlingham residents at Café Connect in the Unitarian Meeting House on Bridge Street, Framlingham. The Unitarian Meeting House accepts anyone who is searching for a setting where people can worship, explore and share faith together in an atmosphere of freedom and mutual respect. The Rev. Matthew Smith also encourages the Unitarian Meeting House to be used...

13 SEP 2015

Opening the Ipswich YM Rugby Club Clubhouse

With the Rugby World Cup 2015 soon to be upon us, Dr Dan had the pleasure of opening the refurbished Clubhouse at Ipswich YM Rugby Club and unveiled a plaque for the refurbishment works. As a keen rugby player himself, Dr Dan enjoyed seeing all the junior teams during their Sunday training. Dr Dan would like to congratulate all those who have worked so hard to make the refurbishment happen.

12 SEP 2015

Laxfield Day Out

Dr Dan opened the Laxfield Day Out on Laxfield Playing Field on Saturday in the September sunshine and was pleased to see so many people and families enjoying their weekend and the weather. Events like the Laxfield Day Out demonstrate the strong community ties that underpin our villages and towns in Suffolk, and it was a pleasure for Dr Dan to chat to local residents and have a look around. Dr...

06 SEP 2015

Framlingham 10k Run

Dr Dan was pleased to start over 300 runners participating in the Fram 10k run, and the mums, dads and children in the fun run, and to present them with their prizes and medals after their 2 and a half laps of the town. The event was organised by the Fram Flyers Running Club, who now have over 100 junior members, and Dr Dan congratulated the organisers for a very successful event.

06 SEP 2015

Bramford Lane Allotments Open Day

Dr Dan dropped in to support the Bramford Lane Allotments during their summer open day on Sunday with Ipswich Councillor Robin Vickery. Bramford Lane Allotments are the largest in Ipswich and Dr Dan enjoyed seeing the very high quality freshly grown produce and meeting the many people and families that had come out to support the event.

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Written Answers — Department of Health: Health Professions: Training (14 Sep 2015)
Daniel Poulter: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much is paid annually to each GP to provide for (a) the undergraduate training of doctors, (b) the postgraduate training of doctors, (c) the undergraduate training of each other category of healthcare worker and (d) the postgraduate training of each other category of healthcare worker.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Doctors: Working Hours (14 Sep 2015)
Daniel Poulter: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what his policy is towards the classification for pay purposes of (a) the same and (b) different specialities in his contract reform discussions with the medical profession.