30 APR 2012

MP WELCOMES CHANGES TO PLANNING REFORMS TO PROTECT SUFFOLK COUNTRYSIDE

Dr Dan discusses concerns over Ipswich Borough Council

Dr Dan Poulter, Member of Parliament for Central Suffolk and North Ipswich has welcomed changes to the Government’s planning laws which will mean that former industrial sites (or brownfield areas) and town centres will be developed before building on the open countryside.

Speaking in an important debate in the House of Commons last week on the Government’s planning reforms, Dr Poulter welcomed the simplification of planning rules and the focus on sustainable development contained in the revised National Planning Policy Framework.

 

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King’s College Hospital (16 Jan 2018)
Daniel Poulter: My hon. Friend makes a fair point, although it is difficult for a board that has effectively had a merger foisted on it to appreciate fully how a hospital will run across two sites—or even three sites, with Orpington as well. I am sure the Minister will go away and think about that in the context of the PFI and whether something more could be done to help with the PFI debt.

King’s College Hospital (16 Jan 2018)
Daniel Poulter: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Hollobone. I draw your attention and that of Members to my declaration in the Register of Members’ Financial Interests. It is probably worth pointing out, too, that I had the pleasure of being a medical student at King’s many years ago. I pay tribute to the hon. Member for Dulwich and West Norwood (Helen Hayes) on securing...