Dr Dan Poulter, Member of Parliament for Central Suffolk and North Ipswich has welcomed changes to the Government’s planning laws which will mean that former industrial sites (or brownfield areas) and town centres will be developed before building on the open countryside.
Speaking in an important debate in the House of Commons last week on the Government’s planning reforms, Dr Poulter welcomed the simplification of planning rules and the focus on sustainable development contained in the revised National Planning Policy Framework.
Click here to contact Dan
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...