Dan was delighted to visit Debenham to switch on the Christmas lights. A traditional lantern-carrying procession made its way to the St Mary Magdalene church, before seasonal carols were sung and people filled the local pub, cafe’s and wide variety of shops, which stayed open late.
The large turnout from the local community in Debenham is a tribute to the hard work put in by the shop owners who generously kept their doors open until late, along with those who gave up their free time to help set up the evening’s activities and donated money to support local charities on the night. Dan regularly visits Debenham, which stands out together with other towns such as Framlingham as an example of how people in Suffolk can come together for the benefit of the local community.
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Written Answers — Department for Education: Education: Suffolk (15 Jun 2018)
Daniel Poulter: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much funding has been allocated by his Department for education in Suffolk in each year since 2010.
Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Psychiatry: Doctors (14 Jun 2018)
Daniel Poulter: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to improve the recruitment and retention of psychiatry doctors in training at (a) CT1 and (b) ST4 level (i) nationally and (ii) in the east of England.