10 DEC 2012

Dr Dan welcomes launch of new hourly train service between Lowestoft and Ipswich

Dr Dan wait for the train to arrive at Wickham Market station as part of the new hourly service between Lowestoft and Ipswich  Having a high-quality, reliable railway service in place in East Suffolk is vital for our county’s economy and earlier this week Dan was delighted to join his Suffolk MP colleagues and county councillors for the opening of the new Beccles Loop.

The £4 million project was jointly funded by Network Rail and Suffolk County Council and means that commuters in Suffolk will be able to take advantage of the first hourly service along the East Suffolk Line between Lowestoft and Ipswich, Suffolk’s two largest towns. In conjunction with his fellow Suffolk MPs Peter Aldous and Therese Coffey, and Suffolk County Council Leader Mark Bee, Dan worked hard for some time to secure funding for this important rail improvement project, and he is delighted the service is now up and running as it will bring many benefits for local commuters, businesses and the wider Suffolk economy.

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Homelessness among Refugees — [Sir Henry Bellingham in the Chair] (17 Jul 2018)
Daniel Poulter: I congratulate the hon. Lady on securing today’s debate. It must have struck all of us in the Chamber that any of the challenges she has outlined that refugees face in beginning to engage with life in the UK—whether it be opening a bank account, getting a national insurance number or accessing appropriate healthcare—would be difficult for a British citizen to do within a...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Psychiatry: Consultants (16 Jul 2018)
Daniel Poulter: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many specialist older adult Consultant Psychiatrists worked in the NHS in England in each year since 2009 (a) in total and (b) as FTE.