Newspapers like the East Anglian Daily Times and the Ipswich Star, along with our local TV and radio stations in Suffolk, play a vital role in the functioning of our local democracy. They hold our elected representatives to account while campaigning on behalf of residents for valuable local causes.
Dan recently visited the Heart FM team for a tour of their studios after his meeting with the East of England Ambulance Service. Along with many people in Suffolk, he often listens to Heart FM, and it was a pleasure for Dan to meet with News Editor Neil Perry and his colleagues before being shown round the site. We are lucky to have such a strong and independent local media presence in Suffolk and Dan will continue to do all he can to support our local newspapers and radio stations.
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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....