06 OCT 2011

Dr Dan visits Wattisham Airbase

Dr Dan Poulter and Tim Yeo MP at Wattisham AirbaseTogether with Tim Yeo MP, Dr Dan recently took the opportunity to visit Wattisham airbase near north Ipswich. Wattisham is home to the 3 Regiment Army Air Corps and the 4 Regiment Army Air Corps, both of which fly the Apache Attack helicopters. Also based at the site is the 7 Air Assault Battalion REME, along with the 22 RAF Squadron Search & Rescue team, which responds to emergencies within the East of England. With almost 4,000 people living, or working at the base, Wattisham covers a site of 1,072 acres, and provides a number of amenities including a multi gym, swimming pool, squash courts, tennis courts, library and gliding club.

Dr Dan was very pleased to show his support for the Anglian Regiments, and will continue to do so in future. He will always support our brave Armed Forces, both here in Suffolk, and in his work in Parliament.

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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.