Central Suffolk and North Ipswich MP Dr Dan Poulter spoke of his delight yesterday following his promotion as Parliamentary Secretary of State at the Department of Health.
Speaking following his promotion as a Government Minister Dr Poulter said; “ It is an honour and a privilege to be offered this role and I am looking forward very much to working with the Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP, the new Health Secretary. While Minister for Culture, Media, Olympics and Sport Jeremy Hunt led on the Governments commitment to ensure that Britain has the fastest internet speeds in Europe by 2015 and Suffolk has benifitted from this by securing £11.6 million of Government funding for high speed internet.
Dr Poulter added; 'I am delighted to have been given the opportunity to bring my frontline experience as an NHS doctor to my new role and am looking forward to working to address some of the major health challenges facing this country.'
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Written Answers — Department for Transport: A14: Bridges (10 Jul 2019)
Daniel Poulter: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many days the A14 Orwell Bridge has been closed in each year since 2000.
Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Compulsorily Detained Psychiatric Patients (8 Jul 2019)
Daniel Poulter: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many and what proportion of working-age adult mental-health bed admissions have taken place under the Mental Health Act 1983 in each year since 2009.