Archive | April, 2015

Statement on Campaign volunteers

The Sun newspaper’s story in 21st April edition is entirely misleading.

The people working on my election campaign are doing so in a voluntary capacity.

Two of the Volunteers are students on 4 year Politics degrees who have during their third year have been based in my office in Westminster and wanted to volunteer in the General Election campaign.

The other two are local young party members who were between jobs and were wanting to dedicate themselves to the General election campaign.

The local party arranged to cover their expenses.

It is completely misleading to suggest that they are paid £4 a day, they are volunteers and they receive expenses towards costs incurred but are not paid at all.  For clarification, no further payments will be made and their status as Campaign Volunteers re-iterated to all local party members.

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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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