Last week Dan was delighted to be able to hold a public meeting which bought together district, county and parish councillors, along with representatives from the County Council and Anglian Water to try and resolve the ongoing serious flooding problems in Rushmere St Andrew.
This gave the residents the opportunity to speak directly to those concerned and point out the lack of desire to address the flooding problems. Dan was able to encourage the County Council to work with all concerned to try and resolve the flooding problems once and for all.
Dan will be organising another meeting again soon and hopes he will see some real progress towards finally resolving this long-standing issue.
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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....