Following the meeting that Dr Dan called with Jeremy Cooper, the new Managing Director of Ipswich Buses, and Ipswich Cllrs Chris Stewart, Erion Xhaferaj and Robin Vickery to discuss the revised route of the number 19 bus in North Ipswich, Dr Dan is pleased to have reached a positive agreement to run a new bus service for the benefit of residents in the Stratford Court area along the old number 19 route.
Having been contacted by many constituents regarding this route, Dr Dan called the meeting as he found it unacceptable that the older and more vulnerable members of our community are required to walk long distances and rely on the bus service to get out and about.
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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....