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Toby Perkins MP with trainee guide dog Quiver and Kevin Rowney in Chesterfield town centre

Chesterfield MP on blindfold walk to raise awareness of ‘street clutter’

Local MP Toby Perkins has undertaken a blindfold walk around Chesterfield town centre, with trainee guide dog Quiver and qualified Guide Dogs Mobility Instructor Kevin Rowney, to raise awareness of the risks of street clutter. Mr Perkins donned the blindfold on Friday 7 November, to gain a greater understanding of how everyday pavement objects can be hazardous […]

Toby Perkins MP with Young Enterprise winners from Brookfield Community School

Student team “Amplify” lead the way with innovation for Young Enterprise

A team of students from Brookfield Community School have won a competition supported by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) and Young Enterprise. The Start Challenge is an initiative designed to inspire young people, developing relevant employability and life skills, attitudes and knowledge through engagement with business people. “Amplify” created the idea of a social network site […]

Poppies

MP demands poppy display visits Chesterfield

Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins has welcomed news that the Tower of London poppy display is to go on a national tour and demanded that Chesterfield is included on the list. This weekend, the Prime Minister David Cameron announced that the centrepiece of the commemorative poppy displays housed at the Tower of London – Blood Swept […]

MPs snooze: Government loses

MPs snooze: Government loses

MPs snooze: Government loses One of the Tory-led government’s key reforms to the insolvency regime was voted out of the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill on Tuesday … and all because their MPs were not paying attention to the proceedings. The government had proposed to abolish the right for creditors to request face-to-face meetings […]

Brookfield Young Enterprise Awards 2014 smaller version

Toby’s November e-Newsletter

Welcome to my latest periodic e-newsletter.  I hope this update gives you a flavour of some of my recent work in Westminster and back home in Chesterfield.  For more regular updates please follow me on Twitter (@tobyperkinsmp), add me as a friend on Facebook (facebook.com/toby.perkins1) or visit my website (tobyperkins.org.uk). I hope you find this […]

Statement: Inkersall Primary School

Statement: Inkersall Primary School

Many parents have recently contacted me to protest against the forced academisation of Inkersall Primary School. I completely understand their concerns that the process laid out was unclear, unhelpful and unaccountable.  Parents, teachers and governors did not get any real chance to have their say and rightly have no confidence that the decision was taken with their […]

Toby Perkins MP with trainee guide dog Quiver and Kevin Rowney in Chesterfield town centre

Chesterfield MP on blindfold walk to raise awareness of ‘street clutter’

11 November 2014

Local MP Toby Perkins has undertaken a blindfold walk around Chesterfield town centre, with trainee guide dog Quiver and qualified Guide Dogs Mobility Instructor Kevin Rowney, to raise awareness of the risks of street clutter. Mr Perkins donned the blindfold on Friday 7 November, to gain a greater understanding of how everyday pavement objects can be hazardous […]

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Toby Perkins MP with Young Enterprise winners from Brookfield Community School

Student team “Amplify” lead the way with innovation for Young Enterprise

11 November 2014

A team of students from Brookfield Community School have won a competition supported by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) and Young Enterprise. The Start Challenge is an initiative designed to inspire young people, developing relevant employability and life skills, attitudes and knowledge through engagement with business people. “Amplify” created the idea of a social network site […]

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Poppies

MP demands poppy display visits Chesterfield

10 November 2014

Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins has welcomed news that the Tower of London poppy display is to go on a national tour and demanded that Chesterfield is included on the list. This weekend, the Prime Minister David Cameron announced that the centrepiece of the commemorative poppy displays housed at the Tower of London – Blood Swept […]

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MPs snooze: Government loses

MPs snooze: Government loses

06 November 2014

MPs snooze: Government loses One of the Tory-led government’s key reforms to the insolvency regime was voted out of the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill on Tuesday … and all because their MPs were not paying attention to the proceedings. The government had proposed to abolish the right for creditors to request face-to-face meetings […]

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Brookfield Young Enterprise Awards 2014 smaller version

Toby’s November e-Newsletter

06 November 2014

Welcome to my latest periodic e-newsletter.  I hope this update gives you a flavour of some of my recent work in Westminster and back home in Chesterfield.  For more regular updates please follow me on Twitter (@tobyperkinsmp), add me as a friend on Facebook (facebook.com/toby.perkins1) or visit my website (tobyperkins.org.uk). I hope you find this […]

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Statement: Inkersall Primary School

Statement: Inkersall Primary School

04 November 2014

Many parents have recently contacted me to protest against the forced academisation of Inkersall Primary School. I completely understand their concerns that the process laid out was unclear, unhelpful and unaccountable.  Parents, teachers and governors did not get any real chance to have their say and rightly have no confidence that the decision was taken with their […]

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Local MP demands a fair price for life-extending breast cancer drugs

03 November 2014

MP for Chesterfield, Toby Perkins, has joined charity Breakthrough Breast Cancer in its call for fairer access to life-extending breast cancer drugs. Concerns were raised at the charity’s annual Parliamentary Reception on the routine availability of, and inflated prices being set for, vital treatments that can offer women living with incurable breast cancer extra time […]

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Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins with event organiser Jane Lefley

MP raises a glass with CAMRA at local Beer Festival

29 October 2014

MP Toby Perkins pulled a half at the local Chesterfield and District CAMRA’s Market Beer Festival on Friday 24th October alongside Jane Lefley, event organiser. Toby said “As Shadow Minister for Pubs I’m always eager to support CAMRA with the excellent work they do; Chesterfield has some great real ale pubs which add so much […]

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I am Toby Perkins, Labour's Member of Parliament for Chesterfield. I was elected on May 6th 2010.

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