26 JAN 2018

Providing a birthday surprise

Dr Dan Poulter dropped into Paddy Geere House, late last month, to surprise one of their residents on her birthday.

A long-standing supporter of Paddy Geere House in Whitton, Dr Poulter is well liked by the residents, who are always keen and pleased to see him - whether at their fetes and events throughout the year, or just to drop in for a cup of tea with them. Yesterday, he was made aware that it was one of the longer-term resident's birthdays, so he took time to drop in to see them and wish them well.

Dan enjoyed tea and cake with a group of staff and residents – with a special birthday cake for Yvonne Metcalf who was celebrating her 83rd birthday.

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Health Inequalities (20 Mar 2019)
Daniel Poulter: My hon. Friend will be aware that there are health and wellbeing boards at play in local authorities. How effective has her local health and wellbeing board been at holding the CCG and other parts of the NHS to account, not only for their spending decisions but for how those decisions impact on frontline patient care?

Gambling-Related Harm — [Steve McCabe in the Chair] (19 Mar 2019)
Daniel Poulter: My right hon. Friend makes a very good point. Although according to the headline figure only a small percentage of the general population appears to be affected by problem gambling, the reality is that the harms that manifest in that group are widespread and cause both considerable economic damage to those people and their families and damage to wider society. As my right hon. Friend rightly...