Dan was delighted last week to be given the opportunity to experience the day to day work of one of our local Housing Associations. During Dan's visit he joined the Flagship Housing team in going to the home of a tenant who had spotted his boiler was leaking. A phone call to the Housing Association soon bought a plumber with his apprentice to check out the problem and find a solution.
Flagship Housing who owned the property are an East Anglian based company with their roots here in Suffolk. Not only do they own and manage some 22,000 homes providing accommodation for the elderly and more vulnerable members of society they also offer jobs and apprenticeships to local people.
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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...