Dr Dan was delighted to hold his latest Meet Your MP event in Laxfield, where he answered unscripted questions on a number of issues from a large audience of local residents at the local village hall. A variety of topics were covered by Dan, including broadband, rural bus services and the local village plan.
He always enjoys the opportunity to talk to residents directly, and to update them on the work he is doing as your MP for Central for Suffolk and North Ipswich. Dan would like to extend his thanks to the Parish Council for helping to organise the event, along with all of those who attended, and looks forward to his next Meet Your MP event.
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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....