28 APR 2017

Dr Dan visits Sackers Metal Recycling

Dr Dan was pleased to visit Sackers Metal Recycling in Great Blakenham.  Following a meeting with the Directors, Dr Dan was then shown around the facility, where he discovered more about the types and quantity of scrap metal coming through the yard and the different methods of consolidating the waste.

With some 300 tonnes of metal waste being processed on a daily basis by the yard via their shredder alone, not to mention the bulk disposal of heavy plant equipment, it was fascinating to see how such bulky waste can be broken down and packaged into smaller and more manageable units.

 

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NHS 10-Year Plan (19 Feb 2019)
Daniel Poulter: The hon. Gentleman is right to highlight the Blair Government’s injection of cash into the NHS and the meaningful difference that that made to many patients’ lives. On the waiting-time targets, if we are serious about parity for mental health and physical health, we should reflect on the fact that historically there have not been access targets for mental health of anywhere near the same...

NHS 10-Year Plan (19 Feb 2019)
Daniel Poulter: The plan recognises that some proposals in the Health and Social Care Act 2012 were made in error when it comes to the transference of powers to public health bodies and local authorities. However, based on my reading of the plan, the omission from that list relates to addiction services. If we are serious about mental health and about improving care and reducing health inequalities in areas...