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Government plans put vulnerable people in Derbyshire at risk, warns Chesterfield MP

Toby Perkins, MP for Chesterfield, has raised concerns about government plans to cut housing benefit support for thousands of elderly and vulnerable people across Derbyshire, which could put 687 homes in Chesterfield at risk. Mr Perkins said, “Once again this Government are proposing cuts to those who can least afford it. The cuts that have […]

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Photocall for parliamentary launch of English National Anthem petition

Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins has encouraged Chesterfield’s England supporting fans to add their name to a new petition calling for a National anthem for England at the petition’s parliamentary launch this week. The proposal for a new National anthem to be played when England and not Britain are being represented on the sporting field has […]

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New E petition to support English National Anthem launched

England Football and Rugby fans who support a new sporting National anthem for England are being encouraged to sign up to a new e-petition which was launched in parliament today. This follows huge public support for the idea of a new National anthem for use in sporting contests that followed a 10 minute rule bill […]

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Mary Swanwick pupils design Toby Perkins’ Christmas card

Big smiles, bright colours and fantastic art work created a festive atmosphere as pupils of Mary Swanwick Primary in Old Whittington displayed their entries to Toby Perkins MP’s Christmas Card competition. Each year Toby works with one school to design his Christmas Card, with year group winners and parents invited to a special event to reveal […]

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Why I have chosen to vote against air strikes on Syria

  I have just stepped out of the Chamber of the House of Commons where I have listened to the cases made for and against extending airstrikes to Syria. Yesterday I attended a briefing by the secretaries of state for Defence, Foreign Affairs, Home Office and DFID, plus one from the Shadow Foreign Secretary. I […]

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Joint statement in response to Paris atrocities

Toby Perkins MP and Chesterfield Muslim Association have issued a in response to the appalling events that took place in Paris last Friday. it may be covered on tonight’s Calendar news programme on ITV Yorkshire. STATEMENT We renounce entirely the appalling violence seen on the streets of Paris, and send our prayers and solidarity to […]

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Government plans put vulnerable people in Derbyshire at risk, warns Chesterfield MP

29 January 2016

Toby Perkins, MP for Chesterfield, has raised concerns about government plans to cut housing benefit support for thousands of elderly and vulnerable people across Derbyshire, which could put 687 homes in Chesterfield at risk. Mr Perkins said, “Once again this Government are proposing cuts to those who can least afford it. The cuts that have […]

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Photocall for parliamentary launch of English National Anthem petition

27 January 2016

Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins has encouraged Chesterfield’s England supporting fans to add their name to a new petition calling for a National anthem for England at the petition’s parliamentary launch this week. The proposal for a new National anthem to be played when England and not Britain are being represented on the sporting field has […]

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New E petition to support English National Anthem launched

26 January 2016

England Football and Rugby fans who support a new sporting National anthem for England are being encouraged to sign up to a new e-petition which was launched in parliament today. This follows huge public support for the idea of a new National anthem for use in sporting contests that followed a 10 minute rule bill […]

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Toby with the winners from each year group

Mary Swanwick pupils design Toby Perkins’ Christmas card

15 December 2015

Big smiles, bright colours and fantastic art work created a festive atmosphere as pupils of Mary Swanwick Primary in Old Whittington displayed their entries to Toby Perkins MP’s Christmas Card competition. Each year Toby works with one school to design his Christmas Card, with year group winners and parents invited to a special event to reveal […]

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Why I have chosen to vote against air strikes on Syria

02 December 2015

  I have just stepped out of the Chamber of the House of Commons where I have listened to the cases made for and against extending airstrikes to Syria. Yesterday I attended a briefing by the secretaries of state for Defence, Foreign Affairs, Home Office and DFID, plus one from the Shadow Foreign Secretary. I […]

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The choice on Syria- BLOG

30 November 2015

This article was written for the Derbyshire Times ahead of the vote on airstrikes in Syria: This week I will be faced with the most difficult decision I have faced in the five and a half years that I have been an MP, namely whether to vote to extend airstrikes against ISIL from Iraq into […]

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Joint statement in response to Paris atrocities

17 November 2015

Toby Perkins MP and Chesterfield Muslim Association have issued a in response to the appalling events that took place in Paris last Friday. it may be covered on tonight’s Calendar news programme on ITV Yorkshire. STATEMENT We renounce entirely the appalling violence seen on the streets of Paris, and send our prayers and solidarity to […]

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Flood warnings for Chesterfield as heavy rain predicted

13 November 2015

Flood warnings have been issued for Chesterfield this weekend as forecasts suggest a band of heavy and persistent rain will pass over northern parts of the country from Saturday afternoon into Sunday, posing risks of surface water flooding and the potential for flooding from rivers. The Environment Agency are expecting areas around the Peak District to […]

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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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Post: 113 Saltergate, Chesterfield, S40 1NF

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