15 FEB 2013

Dr Dan meets with young people at Castle Hill Junior School, North Ipswich

Dr Dan presents awards to pupils at Castle Hill Junior School during his visit to the school  Dan regularly takes time out of his schedule to visit our local schools in Central Suffolk and North Ipswich, and last week, it was a real pleasure for him to go to Castle Hill Junior School before the half-term break. He was given a tour of the school by two pupils and Headteacher, Daniel Jones, before being invited to present awards during the afternoon assembly in recognition of the hard work of pupils this term.

Mr Jones and his staff are doing a fantastic job at Castle Hill Junior School and have introduced a range of steps to promote good learning, such as the mathletics exercise, which tests pupils mental arithmetic, alongside measures to boost literacy.

Dan would like to thank Headteacher Daniel Jones for showing him round the school and would also like to pay tribute to the hard work and dedication of all the teachers and staff at Castle Hill Junior School.

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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...