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MP celebrates as National Lottery investment in Chesterfield’s heritage hits £5,322,554 million

Toby Perkins MP, the Member of Parliament for Chesterfield has today welcomed news that £5,322,554 of National Lottery money has been invested in Chesterfield’s heritage projects since 1994. Toby said: “Chesterfield has an incredibly rich history and I’m delighted to learn that thanks to the National Lottery local people have been exploring and enjoying that […]

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Toby Perkins MP pledges to become an Arthritis Champion for Chesterfield

Toby Perkins MP has pledged to work alongside leading charity, Arthritis Research UK to represent the thousands of people in Chesterfield living every day with the pain of arthritis. Toby said, “There are thousands of my constituents living in constant pain due to arthritis and they need timely access to healthcare services to manage their […]

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Victory for HS2 campaign in boost for Chesterfield

Chesterfield has received a major boost with the confirmation that the High Speed rail service will now definitely serve the Town. The original plans for HS2 passed through Chesterfield to the East, but lobbying from Town MP Toby Perkins, the local Labour Council and the business community has borne fruit in spectacular style. The Government […]

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Is your business a National Champion? – Chesterfield MP searching for Responsible Business Champions for national business awards

Toby Perkins, MP for Chesterfield, is seeking nominations from local businesses who believe the work they put into the local community means they should be considered a Constituency Responsible Business Champion. Toby said, “Chesterfield is filled with businesses that not only provide jobs and economic growth for the town, but also invest in our communities […]

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Put your favourite pub chef on the national stage

Chesterfield pubgoers have a chance to nominate their favourite Chesterfield Pub Chef for the recognition they deserve! A national search has been launched for the Parliamentary Pub Chef and Young Pub Chef Awards, and Labour MP Toby Perkins is determined that Chesterfield’s brightest should get national recognition. He said: “There are some brilliant Pub chefs […]

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Toby Perkins MP calls on Government to give our Armed Forces a ‘fair deal’

To mark Armed Forces Day on 24th June, Toby Perkins, Member of Parliament for Chesterfield, has called on the Government to give our Armed Forces a better deal. Toby, who is Chair of the Labour Friends of the Forces, said “I am delighted to show my support for our Forces, serving personnel, Veterans and their […]

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Staveley Matters- Tell us your views on Banking and GPs

22 May 2017

Toby with local business owners Keith Bannister and Tony Kay Chesterfield Labour candidate Toby Perkins needs to hear your views on two issues that are crucial to Staveley and its people. Banking NatWest have suggested that they will be closing their branch in Staveley. Hundreds of local residents have already signed a petition in an attempt […]

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Labour’s Toby Perkins slams Tory fox hunting plan

11 May 2017

Tory plans to bring back fox hunting have been slammed as ‘a warped priority’ by Labour’s Toby Perkins, after it was revealed that a Tory Government would seek to reverse the fox hunting ban. The Labour Party banned cruel blood sports in 1999 and implemented the Hunting Act in 2004. However, Theresa May would seek […]

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

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