Dr Dan continues to support residents in the fight against Ipswich Council's plans to concrete over the Ipswich Northern Fringe. Dr Dan believes that our precious greenbelt countryside should not be used for mass housing development when there are plenty of brownfield sites that should be prioritised for development in the centre of Ipswich.

Ipswich needs more affordable family homes but brownfield town centre development should be the priority, not mass housing built on green fields without the proper infrastructure, local transport, health and educational facilities.


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Dr Dan's work in Parliament

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Addictions: Health Services (19 Jul 2019)
Daniel Poulter: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 8 July 2019 to Question 270772 on Addiction Services, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of the number of medically-staffed inpatient detoxification beds in England; and if he will make a statement.

Drug Treatment Services (16 Jul 2019)
Daniel Poulter: I congratulate the hon. Member for Manchester, Withington (Jeff Smith) on securing the debate. I agree with everything he said. I draw the attention of Members to my declaration of interest as a practising NHS psychiatrist and as someone who has worked in drug addiction, or drug treatment, services. I do not intend to rehearse the discussion on the lack of, or reduction in, funding for the...