At one of his regualr meet your MP meetings: in Metfield, Dr Dan spoke with residents about local issues including the timetable for the provision of superfast broadband. Dr Dan invited Peter Ingram from Better Broadband Suffolk to update residents about the progress of the implementation of high speed broadband and explained to the residents that they will soon be enjoying broadband speeds of up to 80mbps, which is faster than in some parts of London.
Dr Dan is proud to have played a key role in securing £27 million of Government funding to enable the improvement of broadband services in Suffolk.
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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....