Dr Dan is a great supporter of our local businesses in Suffolk and was delighted to be invited to deliver a keynote speech to representatives of over 50 businesses at a business breakfast organised by Ipswich Chamber of Commerce at Fynn Valley Golf Club.
He spoke about the success stories amongst many local businesses and the good news that apprentiships in Suffolk have doubled and youth unemployment has halved during the past five years.
Suffolk's businesses play a vital role in our local economy and Dr Dan will always do all he can to help them grow and employ more local people.
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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....