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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Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: Freight (19 Mar 2018)
Daniel Poulter: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what plans are in place to ensure the timely delivery of the Felixstowe-to-Nuneaton freight rail link.
NHS Wholly Owned Subsidiary Companies — [Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] (6 Mar 2018)
Daniel Poulter: The Minister is slightly at odds about the point being made. The point is not how it is open to the trust to procure the best clinical services but how, later, through a company, staff might be re-employed on a lower salary. Clearly, trusts already have flexibility through “Agenda for Change” to start people on a higher pay point, but I wondered more generally whether my hon....