Archive | March, 2010

David Milliband and Toby

Foreign Secretary Tells Chesterfield ‘It’s a Choice’

The Foreign Secretary Rt Hon David Miliband told Chesterfield people that they faced a big choice at the next General election in a visit to Chesterfield on Thursday.

Speaking at the invitation of Labour’s Parliamentary candidate for Chesterfield, David Miliband told members of the Labour Party from across North Derbyshire that: Chesterfield was a must win seat for labour at the next election. “It [Chesterfield] is a town that shares Labour values and was badly damaged by the last Tory Government, and their attacks on heavy industry and particularly mining. The choice facing Chesterfield at this election is clear; we will either get a Labour government that believes in fairness and in supporting our economy, our public services and our families; or we get the same old Tory cuts.”
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Chesterfield MP in New Expenses Probe

Lib Dem Chesterfield MP Paul Holmes is today at the centre of another scandal involving his Parliamentary expenses, hot on the heels of the devastating findings of the enquiry into the Dolphin Square affair.

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Jim Knight at CTW

Minister salutes working community

The success of a Chesterfield project, which has helped over 60 unemployed people find jobs this year was demonstrated to a visiting Government Minister yesterday.

Jim Knight MP, the Employment and Welfare Minister, joined Labour’s Parliamentary candidate Toby Perkins, on a visit to the Communities that work project on Cuttholme Way.

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Chesterfield Town Hall

Corporate service chaos needs sorting now

Chesterfield Borough Council’s financial crisis took another disastrous turn after the plans to privatise the Corporate Services function were thrown into disarray on Thursday.

Two of the three companies who were involved in the tender process have now pulled out leaving the cash strapped Council in an extremely vulnerable position.

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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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