Dan attended a meeting of Mendlesham Parish Council where the Mendlesham Neighbourhood Plan was discussed. When complete it will set out the views of the local Mendlesham community about planning polices - where new homes may be built and the appearance and design of any new builds.
The meeting also heard from Peter Ingram (Better Broadband for Suffolk programme director) about the progress being made to connect Suffolk homes and businesses to super fast broadband. Dan and his fellow Suffolk MPs and councillors successfully campaigned for £12 million of Government to fund the roll out of super fast broadband across the county.
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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...