Central Suffolk and North Ipswich MP, Dr Dan Poulter recently visited Otley College. He met with Otley’s Principal, Philip Winfield, who urged the government to continue to support further education qualifications. Mr Winfield also talked about the forthcoming National Apprenticeship Week that takes place at the beginning of February, and outlined college plans to have a careers event and a construction competition with schools during this campaign.
After a thirty minute chat with Otley’s Principal, Dr Poulter officially opened a brand new IT facility. The new learning resource centre has state of the art equipment for learners and guarantees a quiet place to study on campus.
He then chatted to some enterprise students about issues affecting them today. The topics that they covered included the economy, transport, employment, Afghanistan, and the new train link from London to Birmingham.
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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.