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Second small business best practice report to be launched in Southampton tomorrow

Toby Perkins MP, Labour’s Shadow Small Business Minister, will use a trip to Southampton tomorrow to launch the second annual report by the Labour Cllrs Business Network (LCBN). The report showcases best practice in promoting jobs and small business growth from a trailblazing Labour Council in each region of England.  This follows Toby Perkins tour […]

Cable faces demands to come clean on late payment policy after dramatic u-turn

Cable faces demands to come clean on late payment policy after dramatic u-turn

Toby Perkins MP, Labour’s Shadow Small Business Minister, has today written to the Business Secretary to demand that he explain the government’s latest u-turn on business policy1. You can read the full letter here - Rt Hon Dr Vince Cable MP – April 2014 In 2012 a minister in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills […]

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Labour pledges to scrap Bedroom Tax which hits over 1,000 people in Chesterfield

On the one year anniversary of the Bedroom Tax, Toby Perkins, Chesterfield’s MP, pledged a Labour government will scrap the Bedroom Tax which has hit 1060 people in our town. Since David Cameron’s government introduced the Bedroom Tax low-income households have been forced to find, on average an extra £720 a year. According to the […]

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Gloucester’s small firms buoyed by visit from top Labour MP

Small businesses had a lot to shout about today when Labour’s shadow secretary for small business came to Gloucester. Training up new skilled workers is a big must for Excel Precision Engineering, a highly specialised small business in Quedgeley, which prepares parts for the space, aviation, oil, gas and medical industries. Toby Perkins MP, joined by […]

Don’t be Fooled by Cameron’s Childcare Con

Don’t be Fooled by Cameron’s Childcare Con

Parents would be forgiven for thinking they’re in for a £2000 subsidy on their childcare costs under plans announced by Ministers last week. Whilst any new money to help families facing soaring childcare costs is welcome, this Coalition con should not fool mums and dads in Chesterfield. Childcare costs have risen by 30% since 2010 […]

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Toby: This budget proves you are worse off under the Tories

Toby Perkins MP has slammed George Osborne for his budget that does nothing for families in Chesterfield. The Chancellor boasted about how well things are going, but it was totally out of touch with hardworking people in Chesterfield who are facing a cost-of-living crisis. After nearly four years of the Tories, hard-working families are on […]

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Second small business best practice report to be launched in Southampton tomorrow

07 April 2014

Toby Perkins MP, Labour’s Shadow Small Business Minister, will use a trip to Southampton tomorrow to launch the second annual report by the Labour Cllrs Business Network (LCBN). The report showcases best practice in promoting jobs and small business growth from a trailblazing Labour Council in each region of England.  This follows Toby Perkins tour […]

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Cable faces demands to come clean on late payment policy after dramatic u-turn

Cable faces demands to come clean on late payment policy after dramatic u-turn

03 April 2014

Toby Perkins MP, Labour’s Shadow Small Business Minister, has today written to the Business Secretary to demand that he explain the government’s latest u-turn on business policy1. You can read the full letter here - Rt Hon Dr Vince Cable MP – April 2014 In 2012 a minister in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills […]

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Labour pledges to scrap Bedroom Tax which hits over 1,000 people in Chesterfield

02 April 2014

On the one year anniversary of the Bedroom Tax, Toby Perkins, Chesterfield’s MP, pledged a Labour government will scrap the Bedroom Tax which has hit 1060 people in our town. Since David Cameron’s government introduced the Bedroom Tax low-income households have been forced to find, on average an extra £720 a year. According to the […]

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Gloucester Factory

Gloucester’s small firms buoyed by visit from top Labour MP

02 April 2014

Small businesses had a lot to shout about today when Labour’s shadow secretary for small business came to Gloucester. Training up new skilled workers is a big must for Excel Precision Engineering, a highly specialised small business in Quedgeley, which prepares parts for the space, aviation, oil, gas and medical industries. Toby Perkins MP, joined by […]

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Don’t be Fooled by Cameron’s Childcare Con

Don’t be Fooled by Cameron’s Childcare Con

31 March 2014

Parents would be forgiven for thinking they’re in for a £2000 subsidy on their childcare costs under plans announced by Ministers last week. Whilst any new money to help families facing soaring childcare costs is welcome, this Coalition con should not fool mums and dads in Chesterfield. Childcare costs have risen by 30% since 2010 […]

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Toby: This budget proves you are worse off under the Tories

20 March 2014

Toby Perkins MP has slammed George Osborne for his budget that does nothing for families in Chesterfield. The Chancellor boasted about how well things are going, but it was totally out of touch with hardworking people in Chesterfield who are facing a cost-of-living crisis. After nearly four years of the Tories, hard-working families are on […]

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Toby’s speech on the budget

20 March 2014

Toby’s speech on the budget, delivered in the House of Commons on Wednesday 19 March 2014 18.09: “At a time when people are facing a choice between heating and eating, the sight of those ignorant, braying public school boys on the Tory Benches during the response by the Leader of the Opposition showed the contempt that they have for the serious […]

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Toby says: “We have to end the rise of exploitive zero-hours contracts”

Toby says: “We have to end the rise of exploitive zero-hours contracts”

17 March 2014

“Families in Chesterfield are facing the biggest cost-of-living crisis in a generation. Prices are increasing, wages are falling and many hard-working people are seeing rising insecurity at work. One of the worst examples is the exploitive use of zero-hours contracts. I’ve spoken to many people in our town who are employed on these contracts and […]

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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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