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Toby Perkins MP Statement

Chesterfirld MP, Toby Perkins reacts to Chesterfield Royal Hospital’s announcement that they will create a wholly owned subsidiary company

I am extremely disappointed that they have decided to push ahead with the creation of a wholly owned subsidiary despite the protestations of thousands of local people including hundreds of staff at Chesterfield Royal. Moving over 800 staff who have dedicated their careers to the National Health Service, with great pride and dedication, will create […]

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MP urges employers in Derbyshire to recognise the potential of disabled people

A new campaign launched by the charity Leonard Cheshire is calling for better support for disabled people on their journey to employment and whilst in work. Chesterfield MP, Toby Perkins, has joined the campaign and is urging employers in Derbyshire to recognise the potential of disabled people when recruiting new staff. Toby said: ‘There has […]

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Chesterfield MP, Toby Perkins celebrates the National Citizen Service with a visit to Chesterfield College

The National Citizen Service (NCS) is open to all 16 and 17 year olds in England and aims to bring together young people from different backgrounds and helps to develop confidence, self-awareness and responsibility and encourages personal and social development by working on skills such as leadership, teamwork and communication. Part of the NCS programme […]

Toby with Ward Manager Sue Hedley and Mary Holbrook

Chesterfield’s Ash Green Specialist Learning Disability Centre nominated for national award

A specialist Learning Disability Centre has won the local nomination of a prestigious National award. As part of the celebrations to mark the 70th birthday of the NHS, Hillside Ward at Ash Green Specialist Learning Disability Centre, were nominated by Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins for a NHS70 Parliamentary Award for Care and Compassion. The NHS70 […]

A group from Chesterfield met Toby in Westminster Hall to campaign for Solve Sleep Ins

Disability groups call on the Government to take action on carers’ pay dispute

The Social Care Sector faces a new crisis due to the mishandling of legislation to pay National Minimum Wage for carers of people with learning disabilities, who work sleep-in shifts. A new campaign backed by Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins and several disability organisations has been taken to Parliament. Local Government funds sleep-ins for carers of […]

Toby Perkins MP with Stan Tomkinson, student at Dronfield Henry Fanshawe School, who has been on work experience in Toby's constituency office

GUEST BLOG: Stan Tomkinson, student at Dronfield Henry Fanshawe School, asks the question ‘Grammar schools, do we need them?’

Earlier this year, the Conservative party announced their plans to spend an added £50million on grammar schools. This raised the very important question of whether we should still have grammar schools. The concept of grammar schools has been around since the 16th century, with the more recent concept of having grammar schools and secondary moderns, […]

Toby Perkins MP Statement

Chesterfirld MP, Toby Perkins reacts to Chesterfield Royal Hospital’s announcement that they will create a wholly owned subsidiary company

25 July 2018

I am extremely disappointed that they have decided to push ahead with the creation of a wholly owned subsidiary despite the protestations of thousands of local people including hundreds of staff at Chesterfield Royal. Moving over 800 staff who have dedicated their careers to the National Health Service, with great pride and dedication, will create […]

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MP urges employers in Derbyshire to recognise the potential of disabled people

20 July 2018

A new campaign launched by the charity Leonard Cheshire is calling for better support for disabled people on their journey to employment and whilst in work. Chesterfield MP, Toby Perkins, has joined the campaign and is urging employers in Derbyshire to recognise the potential of disabled people when recruiting new staff. Toby said: ‘There has […]

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Chesterfield MP, Toby Perkins celebrates the National Citizen Service with a visit to Chesterfield College

18 July 2018

The National Citizen Service (NCS) is open to all 16 and 17 year olds in England and aims to bring together young people from different backgrounds and helps to develop confidence, self-awareness and responsibility and encourages personal and social development by working on skills such as leadership, teamwork and communication. Part of the NCS programme […]

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Chesterfield MP leaps to the defence of local basketball club in sports hall hire charges dispute

18 July 2018

A fast growing and successful local Basketball club has enlisted the help of the local MP following a charging increase that led them to fear for their future. The Chesterfield Flight Basketball Club, which trains children from across Chesterfield and plays in the national basketball league, is facing uncertainty due to an increase in charges […]

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Toby with Ward Manager Sue Hedley and Mary Holbrook

Chesterfield’s Ash Green Specialist Learning Disability Centre nominated for national award

13 July 2018

A specialist Learning Disability Centre has won the local nomination of a prestigious National award. As part of the celebrations to mark the 70th birthday of the NHS, Hillside Ward at Ash Green Specialist Learning Disability Centre, were nominated by Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins for a NHS70 Parliamentary Award for Care and Compassion. The NHS70 […]

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A group from Chesterfield met Toby in Westminster Hall to campaign for Solve Sleep Ins

Disability groups call on the Government to take action on carers’ pay dispute

13 July 2018

The Social Care Sector faces a new crisis due to the mishandling of legislation to pay National Minimum Wage for carers of people with learning disabilities, who work sleep-in shifts. A new campaign backed by Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins and several disability organisations has been taken to Parliament. Local Government funds sleep-ins for carers of […]

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Toby Perkins MP with Stan Tomkinson, student at Dronfield Henry Fanshawe School, who has been on work experience in Toby's constituency office

GUEST BLOG: Stan Tomkinson, student at Dronfield Henry Fanshawe School, asks the question ‘Grammar schools, do we need them?’

12 July 2018

Earlier this year, the Conservative party announced their plans to spend an added £50million on grammar schools. This raised the very important question of whether we should still have grammar schools. The concept of grammar schools has been around since the 16th century, with the more recent concept of having grammar schools and secondary moderns, […]

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Government’s flagship disability benefit failing thousands of claimants with autism

26 June 2018

New figures released following a Parliamentary Question by Toby Perkins, MP for Chesterfield, have shown thousands of autistic people claiming Personal Independence Payments have wrongly been denied benefits. Mr Perkins raised the Parliamentary Questions after a stream of constituents brought cases to him regarding loved ones with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) who had been assessed […]

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Welcome

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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Email: toby.perkins.mp@parliament.uk
Post: 113 Saltergate, Chesterfield, S40 1NF

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