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. 

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Dr Dan Poulter MP

14 DEC 2016

Dr Dan welcomes announcement on fairer funding for schools in Central Suffolk and North Ipswich

Dr Dan  welcomes the announcement made today by Education Secretary, the Rt. Hon. Justine Greening on the launch of the Government's stage 2 consultation of fair funding for schools and in particular, her announcement that the fair funding formula will protect small rural schools. The National Fair Funding formula will be the mechanism to ensure that funding is delivered fairly to schools,...

13 DEC 2016

Dr Dan attends PACA Committee

Dr Dan was recently appointed to the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee.  In this latest session, hear Dr Dan question the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman. Watch more here

09 DEC 2016

Dr Dan meets with pupils from Laxfield Primary School

Dr Dan was delighted to meet with the Year 3 and 4 pupils from Laxfield Primary School where he learned how the children had been studying how laws are made in Parliament.  The pupils had been carefully researching Private Members Bills and were all too keen to put their questions to Dr Dan. After discussing the pros and cons of each Bill, the pupils then took the opportunity to question Dr Dan...

09 DEC 2016

Dr Dan meets with local business in call for Highways and road safety improvements on A140

 Dr Dan Poulter today met with a number of local businesses calling for urgent improvements on the A140. Mid Suffolk Business Park, located adjacent to the former site of Eye Airfield, plays host to a number of haulage and light industrial businesses who have been attracted to the area by the strong transport and infrastructure links, with the A140 being a key route. Not only is the road the...

08 DEC 2016

Dr Dan opens Broomhill Christmas Fete

Community spirit is certainly alive and kicking in Suffolk and Dr Dan has enjoyed meeting a great number of residents and local businesses at a variety of Christmas fetes and markets.  Dr Dan was particularly delighted to visit Broomhill and officially open their Christmas Fayre - the event attracted a bumper crowd, with over 300 visitors dropping by to stock up on Christmas treats and...

27 NOV 2016

Dr Dan launches Christmas in Framlingham

Dr Dan was back in Framlingham on Sunday to officially start the Christmas celebrations by switching on the town's Christmas lights.  Dr Dan was honoured to have been asked and congratulated the organisers - Framlingham Business Association, Framlingham Town Council and Framlingham Churches Together, on their fantastic achievement in bringing Christmas to Framlingham with such a wonderful tree on...

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Dr Dan's work in Parliament

Leaving the EU (18 Jan 2017)
Daniel Poulter: I congratulate my hon. Friend on securing the debate. Does he agree with my interpretation of the triggering of article 50: once triggered, it is an irrevocable process that nothing-not even Parliament-can stop either that being completed or Britain’s leaving the European Union?

Leaving the EU (18 Jan 2017)
Daniel Poulter: There is a point of view-I think a legitimate one-that as it took us to pass an Act of Parliament to enter the European Union, Parliament will also legally be required to pass an Act of Parliament to take us out. That does not mean those of us who take that position in any way want to override the desire expressed by the British people to leave.