05 SEP 2014

Dr Dan Adds His Voice In Calling For Action On Railways

Central Suffolk and North Ipswich MP Dr Dan Poulter has called upon new Greater Anglia railways Chief Executive Jamie Burles to take action to improve the service to passengers following another week of disruption.

This follows numerous complaints from commuters and other rail users in recent weeks about constant problems with the service.

Dr Poulter said:

"We all understand when an occasional unavoidable incident occurs that causes delay to our rail service but in recent weeks commuters and other rail users have been complaining to me day after day about delays and cancellations on the service to London.

The recent overrunning of rail works on the line caused major disruption resulting in huge problems and inconvenience for rail travellers. Commuters travelling to work have had to endure daily misery and other travellers were worried about missing connections and this has disrupted business and holiday arrangements.

I have written to Greater Anglia Chief Executive Jamie Burles demanding that he investigate these ongoing issues and asked that he ensures that something will be done to address the problems and improve the service for the benefit of commuters and other rail travellers."

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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.