07 APR 2016

Dr Dan in the Constituency: March

Dr Dan has been very active in the local community in March, visiting local businesses, schools and charities.

In the last month he met with year 5 and 6 pupils at Palgrave School and was very interested to hear about the excellent work they had done learning about Britain's democracy, tell them about his role as a Member of Parliament and answer the well thought out questions they had prepared.

Dr Dan was also very pleased to attend the 'Suffolk 100', an event supported by the East Anglian Daily Times and the Suffolk Chamber of Commerce celebrating the achievements of the 100 most influential individuals contributing to Suffolk's economy and where business leaders were updated on the factors influencing the direction of the local economy.

In Ipswich Dr Dan was invited to a Gentleman's Breakfast at Whitton Church Hall. The event was very well attended and Dr Dan was pleased to give a short speech congratulating the organisers for putting on such an enjoyable event.

Also Dr Dan attended the Otley Sport Relief Run. He was unfortunately unable to participate in the event itself due to a sport injury but was involved in managing the runners and starting all of the races, which were 1 mile, 3 miles and 6 miles.

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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....