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Toby challenging the Prime Minister to make changes to the SEN funding formula

Chesterfield MP challenges Prime Minister over funding for special educational needs

Chesterfield’s Brampton Primary School was praised in Parliament for their “exemplary record in special educational needs” by Toby Perkins MP as he also challenged Theresa May to change the funding formula to ensure every child with special educational needs receives the support they need. Toby said, “I have met with the head teachers and school […]

Toby at the site of the new centre, which is expected to be completed by Summer 2020

Local MP calls for more donations as landmark project to rebuild the RSPCA Chesterfield Animal Centre continues

The Chesterfield and North Derbyshire RSPCA are rebuilding Chesterfield Animal Centre in a £2m project and local MP, Toby Perkins, went along to see the progress that is being made. Toby said, “I visited the centre before work had even started and saw the ambitious plans for rebuilding the centre. It is amazing to see […]

BLOG: Delivering on Brexit- my approach

The issue of Brexit is undeniably the most divisive that I have been involved in during my political career. Sadly, this highly nuanced set of questions is being boiled down into simplistic slogans that the two sides chant at each other with increasing intransigence on both sides. Throughout the process, I have had 3 simple […]

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Toby Perkins MP pledges support for Endometriosis Awareness Month

A common condition which can affect the fertility of women was highlighted by Toby Perkins MP in Parliament recently.   Toby pledged his support for Endometriosis Awareness Month, to highlight the debilitating condition that affects 1 in 10 women from puberty to menopause.   Endometriosis Awareness Month takes place throughout March, which this year aims […]

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Home-grown World Champion needs celebrating and supporting, says Chesterfield MP

Many people in Chesterfield may not be aware that local lad Aaron Cobley from Staveley is a multiple World and European ITF Taekwondo Champion and multiple World Kickboxing Champion. Local MP Toby Perkins met with Aaron at one of his training sessions to see him in action and is hoping that more people will become […]

Chesterfield LGBT+

Derbyshire LGBT+ have branched out with a brand new centre in Chesterfield

Derbyshire LGBT+ have branched out with a brand new centre in Chesterfield. The launch was attended by MP Toby Perkins along with representatives of many local organisations showing their support for the centre. The centre was officially opened by the Mayor and Mayoress of Chesterfield. Derbyshire LGBT+ has been a central presence in the local […]

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New Funding Opportunities for Local Miner’s Welfare Clubs

06 June 2019

Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins has been highlighting an opportunity for local Miner’s Welfare organisations to get access to new funding from Sport England. Toby recently attended a reception in parliament which announced potential new funding streams for these local organisations to better facilities. Miner’s Welfare organisations can now receive between £1,000 – £150,000 to improve […]

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Toby challenging the Prime Minister to make changes to the SEN funding formula

Chesterfield MP challenges Prime Minister over funding for special educational needs

28 May 2019

Chesterfield’s Brampton Primary School was praised in Parliament for their “exemplary record in special educational needs” by Toby Perkins MP as he also challenged Theresa May to change the funding formula to ensure every child with special educational needs receives the support they need. Toby said, “I have met with the head teachers and school […]

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Chesterfield MP backs calls for diabetes emotional and mental health support

23 May 2019

Calls from leading charity Diabetes UK to create new national standards for diabetes emotional and mental health support, and to increase support available locally to the 18,210 people living with diabetes in the area have been backed by local MP for Chesterfield Toby Perkins.   Recently published research from the charity revealed that the relentless […]

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Toby Perkins MP hears about the impact of alcohol on health

21 May 2019

Last week, Toby Perkins MP for Chesterfield joined the Alcohol Health Alliance UK (AHA)’s Parliamentary Event to celebrate the recent strides forward in alcohol policy and outline the many challenges that remain. The ripples of harmful alcohol consumption pass from individuals, through families and communities, and impact our society as a whole. These effects are […]

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‘Heating and seating’ funding campaign launched to help refurbish chilly church

03 May 2019

The St Michael & All Angels Church in Brimington is trying to raise £100k to pay for a new heating system and to make the church more accessible for disabled and elderly church goers. Chesterfield MP, Toby Perkins, recently visited the Church to meet with Reverend Daniel Cooke and has now given his support to […]

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Toby at the site of the new centre, which is expected to be completed by Summer 2020

Local MP calls for more donations as landmark project to rebuild the RSPCA Chesterfield Animal Centre continues

01 May 2019

The Chesterfield and North Derbyshire RSPCA are rebuilding Chesterfield Animal Centre in a £2m project and local MP, Toby Perkins, went along to see the progress that is being made. Toby said, “I visited the centre before work had even started and saw the ambitious plans for rebuilding the centre. It is amazing to see […]

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BLOG: Delivering on Brexit- my approach

04 April 2019

The issue of Brexit is undeniably the most divisive that I have been involved in during my political career. Sadly, this highly nuanced set of questions is being boiled down into simplistic slogans that the two sides chant at each other with increasing intransigence on both sides. Throughout the process, I have had 3 simple […]

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A VOICE FOR OUR PLANET

03 April 2019

Earth Hour helps find solutions for the environmental challenges we face globally. This includes influencing national climate policies, planting new forests in Uganda, and banning plastic in the Galapagos. The world’s biggest landmarks – such as the Sydney Opera House, Empire State Building, the Eiffel Tower, Buckingham Palace, and Edinburgh Castle – switch off lights […]

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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 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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