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

Parental Leave for Parents of Premature Babies — [Mark Pritchard in the Chair] (13 Nov 2018)
Daniel Poulter: One of the issues that I hope the Government will look at in the review is the voluntary conduct of employers and whether they want to support additional leave for parents of premature babies. We must remember that a baby could be born at 24 weeks, which is many months before its due date. The problem with voluntary codes is that, although some employers might be exemplars, many might not be....

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Unemployment: Suffolk (9 Nov 2018)
Daniel Poulter: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the level of youth unemployment was in Suffolk in (a) May 2010 and (b) May 2018.