Dan always enjoys meeting with Ipswich and Suffolk's young people and listening to their views and opinions. Last week Dan visited Westbourne Academy and spoke with New Principal Garry Trott on a number of issues, before holding a lively Question and Answer session with Form Leaders from years 8, 9 and 10. A number of topics were covered during his session, including his work both as an MP and an NHS hospital doctor.
Dan would like to thank Principal Garry Trott and the Form Leaders for inviting him to take part in a very interesting question and answer session.
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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....