12 FEB 2016

Suffolk Family Carers

Dr Dan met with the new CEO of Suffolk Family Carers, Kirsten Alderson, and her team to discuss what more he can do to support the charity of 15,000 (or more) unpaid carers to family members, friends or neighbours in Suffolk.

As the Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Carers in Parliament, Dr Dan continues to support and raise awareness for unpaid carers both in Parliament and in the constituency and enjoyed hearing about the great work that Suffolk Family Carers are carrying out to provide information, advice and guidance to give carers the support they need to live fuller lives.

For more information, visit www.suffolkfamilycarers.org

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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...

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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....