Dr Dan met with the North West Ipswich Big Local Trust team at the Castle Hill Community Centre in Ipswich, for an overview and to discuss future planning with the organisers and users of the group.
The North West Ipswich Big Local Trust aims to create a more cohesive community bringing together the three wards of Whitton, Whitehouse and Castle Hill in projects and by providing grants such as the one given to Radio Westbourne at Westbourne Academy, which Dr Dan visited later in the day. He shall continue to support the work of the NWI BLT.
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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....