Dan regularly writes about how the single biggest challenge facing Suffolk is properly caring for our growing older population. Our care homes have a vital role to play in meeting this challenge and Dan was recently delighted to visit Foxearth Lodge Nursing Home in Saxtead to present staff with the Gold Standards Framework Care Homes Accreditation Award, which recognises the achievement of high quality care for people nearing the final years of life. The award, which is open to all 20,724 care homes in Britain has only been achieved by 288 to date. Foxearth Lodge is 1 of only 65 care homes to have received the award at ‘Beacon Status’, the highest grade possible. The Gold Standards Framework award is a mark of excellence and Dan would like to pay tribute to the hard work and effort that James and Hayley Cantrell, along with all their staff, have put in to achieve this remarkable award.
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Leaving the EU: Tourism and the Creative Industries — [Mr Peter Bone in the Chair] (17 Apr 2018)
Daniel Poulter: I congratulate the hon. Lady on securing this debate. As a remain voter, I am sympathetic to her position, but does she agree that sometimes one of the main drivers of tourism is the exchange rate, and one thing we have seen is increased tourism as a result of decreased value of the pound against the euro and other currencies, perhaps as a direct consequence of that Brexit vote? I know she...
Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Agriculture: Trade Agreements (22 Mar 2018)
Daniel Poulter: To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what steps he is taking to work with the devolved administrations on future trade deals for UK agriculture.