Dan called in on the Mid-Suffolk Light Railway as they launched their 2014 season. "The Middy", as the line is known locally, is the only standard gauge steam railway in Suffolk.
Tourism is an important part of Suffolk's economy and Dan was only too delighted to show his support for the "The Middy" and acknowledge the important role they play in Suffolk's vibrant tourist industry.
Dan was given a tour of the museum which contains many "Middy" artefacts and was able to get on the footplate of the locomotive "Wissington" and experience a trip along the line in the one of restored coaches.
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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...
Children and Mental Health Services — [Mark Pritchard in the Chair] (16 Jul 2019)
Daniel Poulter: I congratulate my hon. Friend on securing the debate; he is making some very good points. As he recognises, CAMHS are the Cinderella services of the Cinderella service—mental health is still woefully underfunded in comparison with many other parts of the NHS. Does he also recognise that CAMHS recruitment is a real challenge? The August 2019 fill rates for higher trainees in the UK stand at...