Dan met with young people last week at Endeavour House in Ipswich to listen to their presentations. This was the culmination of their civic engagement project.
The students from Westbourne Sports College and the Ormiston Endeavour Academy in North Ipswich spoke about improving traffic flow in Ipswich and the regeneration of a local park.
Dan was very impressed with how the students had gone about researching, constructing and presenting their projects. He congratulates them on their hard work and wishes them well for the future.
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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....