16 MAR 2017
As part of the annual BBC News School Report Day, a group of students from Claydon High School joined BBC Radio Suffolk's Mark Murphy to talk about mental health and what they are doing to tackle the issue in their own school.
Claydon High School has become only the second school in Suffolk to embark upon the Mental Health First Aid course, run in conjunction with the charity, Volunteering...
10 MAR 2017
Following a busy visit to Earl Soham Primary School, Dr Dan was pleased to meet the team and a number of residents at nearby Foxearth Nursing Home in Saxtead.
Dr Dan enjoyed a tour of the home and speaking with the team, before taking time out to meet the residents and even dabble in spot of home baking.
From there, Dr Dan had a number of meetings, including with Suffolk Chamber of Commerece...
10 MAR 2017
Dr Dan was delighted to start the day with a visit to Earl Soham Primary School, to hear about progress at the school and to meet the team.
Following a meeting with the Head, Dr Dan then enjoyed a tour of the school before taking time to answer a range of questions from the enthusiastic young pupils. Dr Dan talked to the pupils about his role as an MP in Parliament and here in Central Suffolk...
01 MAR 2017
Dr Dan was delighted to have the opportunity to intervene in a Parliamentary debate on the importance of improving mental health and suicide prevention strategies in prisons.
Amongst other issues, Dr Dan raised the point that suicide in prisons should be taken no less seriously than a suicide which takes place in say, a hospital. Dr Dan also highlighted the poor level of interaction between the...
24 FEB 2017
At the start of a busy day in Central Suffolk and North Ipswich, Dr Dan was pleased to speak with the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire Show on the historic win for the Conservative Party at the Copeland by-election.
Dr Dan joined the show from BBC Radio Suffolk's studio in Ipswich - watch here
(Scroll through to 17:50 into the show to see Dr...
24 FEB 2017
Dr Dan was pleased to meet with staff and students at Hartismere High School to learn about progress and developments at the school. Following an initial meeting with the Head, Dr Dan was then pleased to host a Question and Answer session with the school's sixth form students.
During the busy Q&A session, Dr Dan was exceptionally impressed with the preparation and forethought which had gone...