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A victory for Pub Goers!

On Tuesday 18 November, Labour MPs voted to protect local publicans from the predatory practices of large pub owning companies (known as pubcos) by backing a new cross-party clause to the Small Business Bill. Following a report into the industry by the cross-party BIS Select Committee in 2010, Labour have campaigned alongside a broad coalition […]

Toby finally gets answer on Midland Mainline electrification

Toby finally gets answer on Midland Mainline electrification

Last month, Toby used a Parliamentary question time to seek an update on the electrification of the Midland Mainline, in the light of a report suggesting delays to the project. Toby explains: “I was very disappointed that the Secretary of State for Transport did not respond to what was a serious and important question, but […]

Toby with firefighters

Tory-led Government’s pension changes could put firefighters’ lives at risk

Latest blog from Toby Perkins, Labour MP for Chesterfield The way Ministers in the Tory-led Government have handled firefighters’ pensions has been deeply irresponsible. They have presided over 48 separate periods of strike action by firefighters in England since September 2013 and, after more than three years of dispute, they have failed to negotiate a […]

NEN Speech

National Enterprise Network Annual Conference

On Friday 5 December 2014, Toby attend the National Enterprise Network’s Annual Conference which this year was held at the British Library.  You can read the remarks he gave below: *** Many thanks for that kind introduction.  It’s fantastic to be here today to be with people who do so much to support entrepreneurs at […]

Toby Perkins MP with year group winners from Brimington Junior School, along with the winning design, and the Chair of Governors, Headteacher and representatives from sponsors Weightron Bilanciai and NAPIT

Winning design announced in local MPs Christmas card competition

Children from a Chesterfield school have been busy with paint, glue and glitter following a challenge set by local MP Toby Perkins to design his Christmas Card for 2014. Toby sends Christmas Cards to over 3000 people, business and organisations across Chesterfield and Staveley, to other MPs and even as far a-field as the Prime Minister […]

Springwell College students from the School Council with Toby as part of their Do Democracy event

Springwell Community College students Do Democracy

Toby Perkins MP joined Springwell Community College ‘School Matters’ school council members and the Antibullying team for a discussion on the importance of democracy, as part of #ParliamentWeek and #DoDemocracy. Toby said “It is vitally important that young people learn about Democracy and access to power, if we are to maintain a democratic political system […]

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A victory for Pub Goers!

17 December 2014

On Tuesday 18 November, Labour MPs voted to protect local publicans from the predatory practices of large pub owning companies (known as pubcos) by backing a new cross-party clause to the Small Business Bill. Following a report into the industry by the cross-party BIS Select Committee in 2010, Labour have campaigned alongside a broad coalition […]

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Toby finally gets answer on Midland Mainline electrification

Toby finally gets answer on Midland Mainline electrification

16 December 2014

Last month, Toby used a Parliamentary question time to seek an update on the electrification of the Midland Mainline, in the light of a report suggesting delays to the project. Toby explains: “I was very disappointed that the Secretary of State for Transport did not respond to what was a serious and important question, but […]

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Toby with firefighters

Tory-led Government’s pension changes could put firefighters’ lives at risk

16 December 2014

Latest blog from Toby Perkins, Labour MP for Chesterfield The way Ministers in the Tory-led Government have handled firefighters’ pensions has been deeply irresponsible. They have presided over 48 separate periods of strike action by firefighters in England since September 2013 and, after more than three years of dispute, they have failed to negotiate a […]

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NEN Speech

National Enterprise Network Annual Conference

11 December 2014

On Friday 5 December 2014, Toby attend the National Enterprise Network’s Annual Conference which this year was held at the British Library.  You can read the remarks he gave below: *** Many thanks for that kind introduction.  It’s fantastic to be here today to be with people who do so much to support entrepreneurs at […]

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Toby Perkins MP with year group winners from Brimington Junior School, along with the winning design, and the Chair of Governors, Headteacher and representatives from sponsors Weightron Bilanciai and NAPIT

Winning design announced in local MPs Christmas card competition

10 December 2014

Children from a Chesterfield school have been busy with paint, glue and glitter following a challenge set by local MP Toby Perkins to design his Christmas Card for 2014. Toby sends Christmas Cards to over 3000 people, business and organisations across Chesterfield and Staveley, to other MPs and even as far a-field as the Prime Minister […]

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Springwell College students from the School Council with Toby as part of their Do Democracy event

Springwell Community College students Do Democracy

10 December 2014

Toby Perkins MP joined Springwell Community College ‘School Matters’ school council members and the Antibullying team for a discussion on the importance of democracy, as part of #ParliamentWeek and #DoDemocracy. Toby said “It is vitally important that young people learn about Democracy and access to power, if we are to maintain a democratic political system […]

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Toby Perkins MP, centre, talks to Andrew Madin, left, and Freda Arnold, right, during his visit to the Royal Mail's Chesterfield Delivery Office

Local MP delivers Christmas cheer to postal workers in Staveley and Chesterfield

10 December 2014

Toby Perkins MP has visited Royal Mail’s Chesterfield and Staveley delivery offices to pass on Christmas wishes and encouragement to postmen and women at their busiest time of year. Mr Perkins was shown around the Chesterfield office by Delivery Office Manager, Anthony Power, and the Staveley office by manager Michele Thompson. He also met the postmen and […]

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The Save the Crispin Campaign was ultimately successful

Local pub saved from brink of closure

10 December 2014

Chesterfield MP Toby hailed a united effort as he shared the news that the community campaign to save the Crispin public house from being closed and turned into a Tesco superstore had been successful. Tesco phoned the Chesterfield MP to confirm that the Crispin Pub on Ashgate Road was no longer to be included in […]

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Welcome

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

I hold regular surgeries in Chesterfield and Staveley so that constituents can meet me and I can take up their concerns. If you want to make an appointment, then please contact my office.

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Tel: 01246 386286
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