Dan went back at Ormiston Endeavour Academy to meet with a group of students who had been working on a project concerning the census.
They had previously met Dan to talk about the census and how government uses the data collected to help make policy. After the original meeting and an exchange of letters the students were inspired to question Dan further about his role as a MP and he was delighted to come back to the school and answer their questions and discuss his job as Minister and local MP.
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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....