Dan attended a meeting of Mendlesham Parish Council where the Mendlesham Neighbourhood Plan was discussed. When complete it will set out the views of the local Mendlesham community about planning polices - where new homes may be built and the appearance and design of any new builds.
The meeting also heard from Peter Ingram (Better Broadband for Suffolk programme director) about the progress being made to connect Suffolk homes and businesses to super fast broadband. Dan and his fellow Suffolk MPs and councillors successfully campaigned for £12 million of Government to fund the roll out of super fast broadband across the county.
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Offensive Weapons Bill: Ipswich-London Rail Fares (15 Oct 2018)
Daniel Poulter: I thank my hon. Friend’s welcome news on capping rail fares, but does he not also agree that it is difficult for customers to disaggregate the cost of the fare—those in Ipswich are very high per mile by national standards—from reliability and speed of service? Despite the cost of tickets from Ipswich, reliability and speed of service have not improved over the years....
Asylum Accommodation Contracts: Economic Growth: East of England (10 Oct 2018)
Daniel Poulter: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Davies. I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Waveney (Peter Aldous) on securing this debate, on his chairmanship, with the hon. Member for Cambridge (Daniel Zeichner), of the east of England all-party parliamentary group, and on helping to put the east more firmly on the Government’s map. My hon. Friend was absolutely right...