10 JUL 2016

Dr Dan speaks out in support of prescribing cannabis for medical purposes

Dr. Dan has written in support of allowing cannabis to be prescribed where deemed medically appropriate by a doctor. A recent poll revealed that many MPs were also in support.

Dr Dan says that allowing the prescription of cannabis for medical purposes is more about ensuring the provision of better care and support for those living with chronic pain, long term degenerative conditions and, in some cases, people being cared for at the end of their life.

Many other European countries, not to mention several American states, already recognise the medicinal use of cannabis, via prescription, and Dr. Dan supports similar action here in the UK.

See the full article here: http://tinyurl.com/zf4z8xk

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Universal Credit: Private Rented Sector — [James Gray in the Chair] (9 Jan 2018)
Daniel Poulter: The hon. Gentleman is making a good speech with some considered suggestions for the Government. On the point he has just made, does he also agree that landlords who are fearful about delays in people accessing universal credit might actually have a wider problem with renting not just to people on benefits but to people on lower incomes who they fear might need to receive benefits in the...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Energy: Billing (23 Oct 2017)
Daniel Poulter: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what information the Government holds on how many households have been on British Gas, E.on, EDF, Npower, Scottish Power and SSE's standard variable tariffs for (a) five years or more and (b) 10 years or more.