03 JUL 2015

National Farmers Union Ipswich Branch

With 1 in 8 jobs in many parts of Suffolk related to agriculture, Dr Dan is a great supporter of our local farmers and food and drink producers. He regularly visits farms in his constituency and joined members of the Ipswich branch of the National Farmer's Union (NFU) near Helmingham to talk about what more can be done to support our agricultural sector. Dr Dan was pleased to have had the opportunity to gain an insight into the important work carried out by farmers in the preservation and sustainability of our Suffolk countryside, and also to have discussed various topical issues in agriculture with members of the farming community so that he can ensure that Government listens to their concerns.

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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....