18 SEP 2014

Castle Hill Allotments

Dan was delighted to visit the Castle Hill allotments. Here he was met by Jean and Ken Austen and local councillors Robin Vickery and David Goldsmith.

Jean and Ken showed Dan around some of the allotments highlighting the many different varieties of vegetables and plants that are grown by the allotment holders.

Dan commented

"The Castle Hill allotments are a hidden gem in North West Ipswich and I am pleased to be back to appreciate not only the plants but the hard work put in by all the plot holders."

"The allotments not only provide a source of fresh fruit and veg but give many people an opportunity to get outside, keep fit and become part of a vibrant local community."

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Leaving the EU: Tourism and the Creative Industries — [Mr Peter Bone in the Chair] (17 Apr 2018)
Daniel Poulter: I congratulate the hon. Lady on securing this debate. As a remain voter, I am sympathetic to her position, but does she agree that sometimes one of the main drivers of tourism is the exchange rate, and one thing we have seen is increased tourism as a result of decreased value of the pound against the euro and other currencies, perhaps as a direct consequence of that Brexit vote? I know she...

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Agriculture: Trade Agreements (22 Mar 2018)
Daniel Poulter: To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what steps he is taking to work with the devolved administrations on future trade deals for UK agriculture.