25 SEP 2014


Based in Earl Stonham Ichiban UK are Europe's biggest sushi manufacturer. Employing over 400 people, Ichiban deliver some 500,000 packs of sushi a week to major grocery retailers. Ichiban prepare their sushi according to traditional Japanese methods on one of the UK's most advanced production lines in their sector.

Dan was able to meet Managing Director Andrew Wilkinson who briefed him about the company and took him on a tour of the factory. Dan was able to meet some of the skilled people who help create Ichiban's sushi.

One fact Dan did learn, it is a popular misconception that sushi is raw fish, it is in fact the vinegar-flavoured cold rice.

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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.