02 SEP 2013

Dan helps bring the harvest home

Dr Dan Poulter along with local NFU representative Rachel Carrington toured local farms and experienced at first hand the diverse skills needed to work in the agricultural industry.

Sitting in the cab of a combine harvester as it harvested a field of oilseed rape, Dan was able to learn for himself the skills required to operate such a complex machine.

He was also able to gain an insight into the important work carried out by famers in the preservation and sustainability of our glorious Suffolk countryside.

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Social Care Funding (17 Oct 2018)
Daniel Poulter: My right hon. Friend is right to highlight the link between healthcare and social care. If we are to care properly for people with the long-term conditions he has outlined, we need to have a more joined-up and integrated system. It is hard to deliver that when we have a taxpayer-funded NHS and a social care system in which many people now have to pay for their own care. In looking for a...

Offensive Weapons Bill: Ipswich-London Rail Fares (15 Oct 2018)
Daniel Poulter: I thank my hon. Friend’s welcome news on capping rail fares, but does he not also agree that it is difficult for customers to disaggregate the cost of the fare—those in Ipswich are very high per mile by national standards—from reliability and speed of service? Despite the cost of tickets from Ipswich, reliability and speed of service have not improved over the years....