23 JAN 2018

Take control in the event of a power cut

Our electricity network is built to be resilient, but despite best efforts, extreme weather can cause damage to overhead power lines resulting in some customers temporarily losing their electricity supply.  During recent high winds, UK Power Networks have teams working around the clock here in Central Suffolk and North Ipswich to make sure that homes and businesses are reconnected to the electricity network as quickly as possible.

But did you know that extra help is available to those who need it during a power cut, via UK Power Network's Priority Service Register. Households with older, disabled or more vulnerable people, those with children under the age of five, or where someone uses medical or mobility equipment that requires electricity, as well as other reasons can join the register. Further information on the Priority Service Register can be found at www.ukpowernetworks.co.uk/priority

In the event of a power cut, please call either 105 or 0800 3163 105 – this is a free service and can be accessed from either a landline or mobile phone. Aside from reporting the power cut in the first instance, you can also call 105 to receive further updates on when power may be reconnected.

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Psychoactive Substances (23 May 2018)
Daniel Poulter: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Sir Christopher. I congratulate the right hon. Member for Delyn (David Hanson) on securing the debate, which is a welcome opportunity to review a piece of legislation that was not uncontroversial when it passed through the House a couple of years ago. I shall touch briefly on a couple of points that he made and pick up on the issue of...

ADHD Diagnosis and Treatment (15 May 2018)
Daniel Poulter: I did not intend to come across as discriminatory in the point that I made; it is CAMHS professionals—mental health professionals—who tend to do the assessments for ADHD in children. What is the Minister going to do about the recruitment crisis in CAMHS? Without those CAMHS professionals, we shall not be able to provide the diagnosis and delivery of care.