Dan was delighted to visit Palgrave CEVC Primary School. He always enjoys visiting our schools in Suffolk, and to seeing at first hand all the hard work put in by the staff and pupils. Dan hosted a very lively question and answer session with some of the school's pupils, where he spoke about 'life as our MP' and a range of local issues.
Dan would like to thank Head teacher Andrew Berry for inviting him to the school, along with all the pupils for their extremely interesting questions. He very much looks forward to visiting again.
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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....