Daniel Poulter

Conservative MP for Central Suffolk and North Ipswich


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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities: Flood Control: Central Suffolk and North Ipswich 16 Nov 2023

    To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the distribution of flood relief grant-aid to (a) homes and (b) businesses affected by the flooding caused by Storm Babet in Central Suffolk and North Ipswich constituency.
  • Prime Minister: Engagements 25 Oct 2023

    Last week, Suffolk experienced its worst local floods for over 100 years, with communities in and around Needham Market, Framlingham, Debenham and Wickham Market particularly badly affected. Homes and businesses have been destroyed. In Suffolk, the community has rallied together, in a very stoic and pragmatic way, to support those in need at this very difficult time. What longer-term support...
  • Green Energy: Ports — [Judith Cummins in the Chair] 18 Oct 2023

    I feel this is an appropriate juncture to intervene. My right hon. Friend will be aware of the importance of Felixstowe port in Suffolk, which has almost 50% of the UK’s container trade. Through strategic investment, there is a great opportunity for the Government not only to support the economic growth of ports, but to support them in delivering the decarbonising agenda. In the case of...

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Conservative MP for Central Suffolk and North Ipswich

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

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Topics of interest

Daniel Poulter campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Health
  • Department of Health
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Department for Transport
  • Coronavirus: Vaccination
  • NHS: Buildings
  • Junior Doctors: Conditions of Employment
  • Energy: Prices
  • National Grid: East of England

Currently held offices

  • Member, Energy Security and Net Zero Committee (since 12 Jun 2023)
  • Member, Joint Committee on the Draft Mental Health Bill (since 11 Jul 2022)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, International Development Sub-Committee on the Work of the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (10 Mar 2020 to 21 Nov 2022)
  • Member, International Development Committee ( 2 Mar 2020 to 21 Nov 2022)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 15 Jul 2019)
  • Member, Backbench Business Committee (31 Oct 2016 to 30 Jan 2017)
  • Member, Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee (31 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Energy and Climate Change Committee ( 8 Jul 2015 to 17 Oct 2016)
  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee ( 6 Jul 2015 to 23 Jan 2017)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health ( 6 Sep 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Health and Social Care Committee (27 Jun 2011 to 29 Oct 2012)
  • Member, Draft House of Lords Reform Bill (Joint Committee) (23 Jun 2011 to 26 Mar 2012)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Nov 2023.

1. Employment and earnings
From 1 November 2015 until further notice, I am employed on a flexible contract as a NHS psychiatrist by a London NHS Foundation Trust together with the London Deanery, Stewart House, 32 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DN. From 1 September 2023, I receive £4,123.21 per month; first paid on 22 September 2023. Hours: approx. 720 hrs per year. (Registered 01 December 2015; updated 07 June 2016, 07 December 2016, 29 August 2017, 27 March 2018, 01 August 2018, 07 December 2018, 02 June 2020, 27 April 2021, 04 May 2021, 02 August 2021, 24 February 2022, 25 April 2022, 09 January 2023, 26 April 2023 and 02 October 2023)
24 March 2023, received an additional payment of £3,168.70. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 27 March 2023)
23 April 2023, received an additional payment of £6,900. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 26 April 2023)
5 May 2023, received an additional one-off payment, estimated gross amount £6,000. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 23 May 2023)
4 August 2023, received an anti-social hours payment, estimated gross amount £4,500. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 07 August 2023)
24 August 2023, received £12,252 for weekend and antisocial hours redeployment. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 05 September 2023)
22 September 2023, received £13,228.65 for antisocial hours redeployment. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 27 September 2023)
3 November 2023, received £3,012 for antisocial hours redeployment. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 13 November 2023)
From 19 July 2021 until 31 March 2023, Non-executive Director of Kanabo Group PLC (pharmaceuticals and telemedicine), Churchill House, 137-139 Brent Street, London NW4 4DJ. From 1 July 2022, I received £30,000 a year, paid monthly. Hours: approx. 7-8 hrs a month. (Registered 05 August 2021; updated 24 February 2022, 13 July 2022 and 03 April 2023)
From 1 June 2023 until further notice, a non-executive director of Myogenes, The Kinetic Business Centre, Theobald St, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire WD6 4PJ, a genetic testing company with specialist expertise in mental health and psychiatric pharmacogenetics testing. I receive £2,000 per month. Hours: approx. 10 hrs per month. (Registered 02 June 2023)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews (The R&A)
Address of donor: St Andrews KY16 9JD
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Guest at an invitational event at St Andrews including lunch, dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation for two nights and a round of golf on the Old Course, total value £575
Date received: 7-9 August 2023
Date accepted: 7 August 2023
Donor status: company, registration SC247047
(Registered 23 August 2023)
8. Miscellaneous
From 26 June 2020, a member of Ipswich Towns Fund Board. (Registered 29 October 2020)
From 19 July 2021 until 31 March 2023, share options were anticipated to become available in Kanabo Group PLC. (Registered 19 August 2021; updated 03 April 2023)
From 8 August, a Trustee of The Nest, a charity based near Framlingham which supports the needs of people who are experiencing, or are affected by mental ill health. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 14 March 2023)
From 3 November 2022, a Trustee of Paddy Geere House in North West Ipswich which offers sheltered housing for older people. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 14 March 2023)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my mother, Carol Poulter, as Senior Parliamentary Assistant. (Updated 24 February 2022)

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