At one of his regualr meet your MP meetings: in Metfield, Dr Dan spoke with residents about local issues including the timetable for the provision of superfast broadband. Dr Dan invited Peter Ingram from Better Broadband Suffolk to update residents about the progress of the implementation of high speed broadband and explained to the residents that they will soon be enjoying broadband speeds of up to 80mbps, which is faster than in some parts of London.
Dr Dan is proud to have played a key role in securing £27 million of Government funding to enable the improvement of broadband services in Suffolk.
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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...