04 APR 2014

Dan on "The Middy"

Dan called in on the Mid-Suffolk Light Railway as they launched their 2014 season. "The Middy", as the line is known locally, is the only standard gauge steam railway in Suffolk.

Tourism is an important part of Suffolk's economy and Dan was only too delighted to show his support for the "The Middy" and acknowledge the important role they play in Suffolk's vibrant tourist industry.

Dan was given a tour of the museum which contains many "Middy" artefacts and was able to get on the footplate of the locomotive "Wissington" and experience a trip along the line in the one of restored coaches.

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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.