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Toby Perkins recently completed a blindfolded walk with a guide dog to raise awareness of the risks of street clutter

Chesterfield MP calls on the town’s businesses to ensure equal access for people with assistance dogs

Toby Perkins, MP for Chesterfield and Shadow Small Business Minister, is urging all businesses in the town to provide equal access to people with assistance dogs – and wants members of the public to help report businesses that refuse entry. Mr Perkins said, “If we saw a wheelchair user being refused entry to a shop, […]

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Blog: The Future of Mental Health Services

New research by YoungMinds, a leading children’s mental health charity, has shown that since 2010 a total of £85m has been lost from the budgets of mental health trusts and local authorities, with £35m of these cuts coming from mental health services for children and young people in England. Mental health is an urgent national […]

Toby at Chesterfield Canal encouraging people to request a water saving pack

Toby Perkins MP calls for constituents to ‘Save a little, Save a lot’ and help give people around the world access to clean safe water

The MP for Chesterfield, Toby Perkins, has joined forces with Yorkshire Water to ask local constituents to help reduce the region’s water use by applying for a free water saving pack. Yorkshire Water provides around 1.24 billion litres of water a day and is aiming to highlight how using water more efficiently is not only […]

Toby at the recent 'Medieval Market'

Blog: Chesterfield Town Centre – why we should be optimistic about the future

Just as bygone Christmases are remembered as snowier, and summers more sunny, so anyone who can remember Chesterfield market from years ago will tell you it was a much busier, bustling place. I have had many constituents contact me over the last few years to lament the reduction in the size of the market and […]

Toby with Megan Tinsley, from Chesterfield, who now plays for England under 17s

BLOG: England’s Lionesses Should Inspire Us for a Summer of Sport – and a Lasting Legacy in Women’s Football

The whole country was captivated by the Lionesses as they defied the odds and roared their way through to the semi-finals of the Women’s World Cup in Canada last month. England played some scintillating football with great team performances that saw them score some of the best goals in the competition and knock out the […]

Toby on the Gritstone Edge Walk near Baslow in the Peak District National Park

Blog: Celebrate ‘National Parks Week’ by visiting the Peak District

One of the delights of living in Chesterfield is the fact that the Peak District National Park is right on our doorstep. The Park has so many beautiful places, from the scenic majesty at Monsall Head or the Ladybower Dam, to the hidden wonder of the Blue John Cavern or the old cobbled streets of […]

Toby Perkins recently completed a blindfolded walk with a guide dog to raise awareness of the risks of street clutter

Chesterfield MP calls on the town’s businesses to ensure equal access for people with assistance dogs

27 August 2015

Toby Perkins, MP for Chesterfield and Shadow Small Business Minister, is urging all businesses in the town to provide equal access to people with assistance dogs – and wants members of the public to help report businesses that refuse entry. Mr Perkins said, “If we saw a wheelchair user being refused entry to a shop, […]

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Blog: The Future of Mental Health Services

21 August 2015

New research by YoungMinds, a leading children’s mental health charity, has shown that since 2010 a total of £85m has been lost from the budgets of mental health trusts and local authorities, with £35m of these cuts coming from mental health services for children and young people in England. Mental health is an urgent national […]

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Toby at Chesterfield Canal encouraging people to request a water saving pack

Toby Perkins MP calls for constituents to ‘Save a little, Save a lot’ and help give people around the world access to clean safe water

19 August 2015

The MP for Chesterfield, Toby Perkins, has joined forces with Yorkshire Water to ask local constituents to help reduce the region’s water use by applying for a free water saving pack. Yorkshire Water provides around 1.24 billion litres of water a day and is aiming to highlight how using water more efficiently is not only […]

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Toby at the recent 'Medieval Market'

Blog: Chesterfield Town Centre – why we should be optimistic about the future

11 August 2015

Just as bygone Christmases are remembered as snowier, and summers more sunny, so anyone who can remember Chesterfield market from years ago will tell you it was a much busier, bustling place. I have had many constituents contact me over the last few years to lament the reduction in the size of the market and […]

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Toby with Megan Tinsley, from Chesterfield, who now plays for England under 17s

BLOG: England’s Lionesses Should Inspire Us for a Summer of Sport – and a Lasting Legacy in Women’s Football

04 August 2015

The whole country was captivated by the Lionesses as they defied the odds and roared their way through to the semi-finals of the Women’s World Cup in Canada last month. England played some scintillating football with great team performances that saw them score some of the best goals in the competition and knock out the […]

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Toby on the Gritstone Edge Walk near Baslow in the Peak District National Park

Blog: Celebrate ‘National Parks Week’ by visiting the Peak District

27 July 2015

One of the delights of living in Chesterfield is the fact that the Peak District National Park is right on our doorstep. The Park has so many beautiful places, from the scenic majesty at Monsall Head or the Ladybower Dam, to the hidden wonder of the Blue John Cavern or the old cobbled streets of […]

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Toby with Professor Rod Dubrow-Marshall, Vice Chancellor of the University of Derby, inside the old science lab at St Helena’s

Old girl’s school site sees University education on it’s way to Chesterfield

24 July 2015

Toby Perkins MP today visited the site of the former St Helena’s Girls’ Grammar School to hear about The University of Derby’s plans to sympathetically re-develop the site and bring the old school back to active life.  The University will run engineering and nursing courses at the campus, building on the town’s industrial heritage and […]

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Statement on the Welfare Bill

22 July 2015

Many local people have contacted Toby in recent days regarding the vote on the Welfare Bill on Monday night.  Below he blogs about the vote and how he voted. Understandably there has been considerable interest in the bill and what the response to it by Labour says about us as an opposition. Let me start […]

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I am Toby Perkins, Labour's Member of Parliament for Chesterfield. If you would like to get in touch with me, my office is open and can be reached by phone on 01246 386 286. I also hold regular surgeries in Chesterfield and Staveley so that constituents can meet me and I can take up their concerns. If you would like to make an appointment then please do contact my office. Thank you for visiting.

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