Dr Dan welcomed students and staff from Creeting St Mary school to Parliament, where they learnt about the history of Parliament on their tour and then had a question and answer session with Dr Dan.
The students asked Dr Dan a wide range of questions on local and national topics, including what the hardest decision he has had to make as an MP was and what his job as an MP, a member of the Energy and Climate Change Committee, and as an NHS hospital doctor entails.
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Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Addictions: Health Services (19 Jul 2019)
Daniel Poulter: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 8 July 2019 to Question 270772 on Addiction Services, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of the number of medically-staffed inpatient detoxification beds in England; and if he will make a statement.
Drug Treatment Services (16 Jul 2019)
Daniel Poulter: I congratulate the hon. Member for Manchester, Withington (Jeff Smith) on securing the debate. I agree with everything he said. I draw the attention of Members to my declaration of interest as a practising NHS psychiatrist and as someone who has worked in drug addiction, or drug treatment, services. I do not intend to rehearse the discussion on the lack of, or reduction in, funding for the...