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Toby’s speech on a great victory for pubs

Today, in parliament we did a good thing. After much wrangling and disagreement, the Government was (to their credit) persuaded to back Labour Lord Roy Kennedy’s amendment to the Neighbourhood Planning Bill meaning that from July developers will always have to seek planning permission before demolishing or changing the use class of a pub. This […]

Chesterfield MP would like to hear from constituents who may be affected by potential changes to the prescribing of gluten-free products

Chesterfield MP would like to hear from constituents who may be affected by potential changes to the prescribing of gluten-free products

North Derbyshire Clinical Commissioning Group (NDCCG) are currently undertaking a review of all services they commission, which could see them stop providing gluten free foods on prescription. Toby said, “Underfunding of the NHS by the Government is forcing Clinical Commissioning Groups to make some unacceptable and agonising choices about what treatments they can fund or […]

Joan Pons Laplana (2)

Toby Perkins MP calls for the government to guarantee EU citizens the right to remain in the UK post Brexit

On Monday the 20th February, Toby Perkins MP was delighted to show his support for a mass lobby of Parliament organised by the3million.org.uk, UNISON and New Europeans in support of EU citizens right to stay in the country after Brexit. Toby Perkins MP signed a pledge to call on Theresa May to guarantee unilaterally the rights […]

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People with Arthritis need more support to work, says MP

Toby Perkins MP has called on the government to provide more support for workers with arthritis to help close the ‘arthritis employment gap’ Arthritis is the number one cause of pain, disability and working days lost, according to Arthritis Research UK, which highlighted the issue to Toby Perkins MP at a recent parliamentary briefing. Arthritis […]

Bereaved families

Scrap Bereaved Family support cuts, says Toby

Chesterfield Labour MP Toby Perkins has hit out at plans to cut social security support for bereaved families. Three quarters of bereaved families will lose out under the Tory plans which will see three social security payments reduced to one. The Government plans to cut both the amount that grieving families can claim, and the […]

Toby with centre manager, Dave Radford, outgoing chair, Sheelagh Hanson, and newly-elected chair, Fee Unwin

Toby Perkins MP congratulates Chesterfield & North Derbyshire Volunteer Centre on another successful year

Local MP Toby Perkins joined staff, volunteers and stakeholders at the Chesterfield & North East Derbyshire Volunteer’s annual general meeting (AGM), which marked another successful year for the organisation. Toby said, “Volunteer organisations across the country have struggled over the last few years but The Volunteer Centre remains resilient during these tough times. Much of […]

Pub Planning parliament photo

Toby’s speech on a great victory for pubs

28 March 2017

Today, in parliament we did a good thing. After much wrangling and disagreement, the Government was (to their credit) persuaded to back Labour Lord Roy Kennedy’s amendment to the Neighbourhood Planning Bill meaning that from July developers will always have to seek planning permission before demolishing or changing the use class of a pub. This […]

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Chesterfield MP would like to hear from constituents who may be affected by potential changes to the prescribing of gluten-free products

Chesterfield MP would like to hear from constituents who may be affected by potential changes to the prescribing of gluten-free products

21 March 2017

North Derbyshire Clinical Commissioning Group (NDCCG) are currently undertaking a review of all services they commission, which could see them stop providing gluten free foods on prescription. Toby said, “Underfunding of the NHS by the Government is forcing Clinical Commissioning Groups to make some unacceptable and agonising choices about what treatments they can fund or […]

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Toby Perkins MP calls for the government to guarantee EU citizens the right to remain in the UK post Brexit

07 March 2017

On Monday the 20th February, Toby Perkins MP was delighted to show his support for a mass lobby of Parliament organised by the3million.org.uk, UNISON and New Europeans in support of EU citizens right to stay in the country after Brexit. Toby Perkins MP signed a pledge to call on Theresa May to guarantee unilaterally the rights […]

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People with Arthritis need more support to work, says MP

07 March 2017

Toby Perkins MP has called on the government to provide more support for workers with arthritis to help close the ‘arthritis employment gap’ Arthritis is the number one cause of pain, disability and working days lost, according to Arthritis Research UK, which highlighted the issue to Toby Perkins MP at a recent parliamentary briefing. Arthritis […]

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Scrap Bereaved Family support cuts, says Toby

02 March 2017

Chesterfield Labour MP Toby Perkins has hit out at plans to cut social security support for bereaved families. Three quarters of bereaved families will lose out under the Tory plans which will see three social security payments reduced to one. The Government plans to cut both the amount that grieving families can claim, and the […]

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Toby with centre manager, Dave Radford, outgoing chair, Sheelagh Hanson, and newly-elected chair, Fee Unwin

Toby Perkins MP congratulates Chesterfield & North Derbyshire Volunteer Centre on another successful year

20 February 2017

Local MP Toby Perkins joined staff, volunteers and stakeholders at the Chesterfield & North East Derbyshire Volunteer’s annual general meeting (AGM), which marked another successful year for the organisation. Toby said, “Volunteer organisations across the country have struggled over the last few years but The Volunteer Centre remains resilient during these tough times. Much of […]

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Toby with CSC Unite rep, Colin Walker

Chesterfield MP calls for parliamentary debate on CSC job losses

20 February 2017

Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC), which has an office on Old Road in Brampton, announced plans to cut another 1,100 jobs ahead of a potential merger with a division of U.S. Computer giant, Hewlett Packard. Following a meeting with Union reps, Toby Perkins, MP for Chesterfield, has called for a debate in Parliament to discuss the […]

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Toby with the school council and governor, Cllr Keith Mils, at Spire Junior School

‘Running for cash is the only alternative to sacking staff’

15 February 2017

Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins questioned the Prime Minister on the new national schools funding formula after a local school serving a deprived area was told it would receive the biggest cuts in Derbyshire. The funding formula dictates that Spire Junior School will lose funding equating to £17,000 per annum. Spire Junior School serves an area […]

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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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