Central Suffolk and North Ipswich MP Dr Dan Poulter spoke of his delight yesterday following his promotion as Parliamentary Secretary of State at the Department of Health.
Speaking following his promotion as a Government Minister Dr Poulter said; “ It is an honour and a privilege to be offered this role and I am looking forward very much to working with the Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP, the new Health Secretary. While Minister for Culture, Media, Olympics and Sport Jeremy Hunt led on the Governments commitment to ensure that Britain has the fastest internet speeds in Europe by 2015 and Suffolk has benifitted from this by securing £11.6 million of Government funding for high speed internet.
Dr Poulter added; 'I am delighted to have been given the opportunity to bring my frontline experience as an NHS doctor to my new role and am looking forward to working to address some of the major health challenges facing this country.'
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Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Mental Health Services: Acute Beds (12 Jul 2018)
Daniel Poulter: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many acute mental health beds there were in the NHS in England in each year since 2009.
Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Psychiatry: Consultants (12 Jul 2018)
Daniel Poulter: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 6 July 2018 to Question 158215 on Psychiatry: Consultants, how many Consultant Psychiatrists were employed in the NHS in each year since 2009, and how many FTE Consultant Psychiatrists were employed in the NHS in England in each year since 2009.