19 APR 2016

Dr Dan in Westminster: Reporting Back

Dr Dan has been representing his constituents in Westminster in a number of ways by being a part of the Conservative Party implementing their manifesto commitments and scrutinising legislation in a number of areas.

As a member of the Energy and Climate Change Select Committee he has been examining Government policy in this area and recently worked as part of a cross party group of backbench MPs to put into law the Government's commitment to net zero carbon emissions.

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/mar/06/uk-must-aim-for-zero-emissions-at-home-too

Dr Dan in this capacity also called a debate in Westminster Hall about the future challenges facing the energy industry and to call for the energy market to work better for consumers, particularly the vulnerable and those on fixed incomes.

Dr Dan also takes an active interest in the field of Mental Health and asked in the chamber a question to the prisons minister about the possibility of initiating a national scheme for critical time interventions for prisoners with mental health problems.

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Dr Dan's work in Parliament

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....