On Friday 19 August, Dr Dan enjoyed a visit to the Meeting Place in Whitehouse where he met Mags and the team, before enjoying a tour of the newly refurbished community centre.
Dr Dan was particularly impressed with the team spirit, energy and enthusiasm which has gone into turning this disused and dilapidated building into a true community hub for the residents of Whitehouse.
The Meeting Place provides a fantastic space for local residents, complete with a welcoming café on site, but it also provides a much needed base for a support network for adults with learning difficulties.
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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....