Dan had a very informative and enjoyable trip to Dale Hall Primary school. First he met Head teacher Mrs Alison Beckett, and then members of the school council.
With such fantastic weather the question and answer session took place outside in the school bandstand. The children asked some very tough questions and certainly kept Dan on his toes!
He thoroughly enjoyed meeting the school council and listening to what they had to say. He would like to thank Mrs Beckett and the council for taking the time to meet him. He very much looks forward to visiting again.
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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...