14 AUG 2014

Dr Dan backs British Farmers

For those of us not directly involved in farming the only time we come into contact with farmers is during the harvest. This often means being stuck behind a slow moving tractor and trailer on the road as they gather in the harvest.

Many people can find this extremely frustrating, this is why Dan is backing a great new initiative from the NFU to help thank motorists for their support and patience during harvest, and to make the link between the vehicle in front of them and the food on our plate.

Five thousand large vehicle stickers have been sent to farmers to highlight what is going on in fields at harvest time, and to help people make the connection with the food they buy and eat. They say: "Thank you for backing British farming as we deliver the nation's food." The stickers are a great way for farmers to thank people for their support and to highlight the work they are doing gathering in the huge variety of crops and produce we all enjoy.

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Written Answers — Department for Transport: A14: Bridges (10 Jul 2019)
Daniel Poulter: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many days the A14 Orwell Bridge has been closed in each year since 2000.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Compulsorily Detained Psychiatric Patients (8 Jul 2019)
Daniel Poulter: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many and what proportion of working-age adult mental-health bed admissions have taken place under the Mental Health Act 1983 in each year since 2009.