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Chesterfield MP responds to strike action at Hasland Hall School

Toby said: “Parents are understandably angry and frustrated that their children are missing more vital days at school due to strike action. I have spoken to the Interim Director of Schools at Derbyshire County Council to express my concerns and urge for intervention to help resolve these issues. I am sure everyone will agree that […]

Toby with concerned residents of Matlock Road

Chesterfield road is “an accident waiting to happen” warns MP

Residents on Matlock Road in Chesterfield who feel like they are taking their lives in their hands every time they leave their driveway have enlisted the help of their local MP, Toby Perkins, in trying to make the road safer. Toby said, “This is a really dangerous stretch of road. It is narrow, with blind […]

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MP vows to tackle alcohol harm in Chesterfield

New figures from the Alcohol Health Alliance UK suggest that alcohol harm is ruining hundreds of lives of people in Chesterfield and creating additional strain on NHS services. The local MP, Toby Perkins, has pledged to do all he can to reduce alcohol harm in his constituency. Toby said, “The alcohol and pubs industry is […]

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MP takes a trip down Guide Dogs’ Memory Lane

National charity Guide Dogs UK is calling on the Government and local authorities to take action to protect blind and partially-sighted people in the community. Local MP, Toby Perkins, met with them at the Labour Party conference to support their campaign. Toby said, “I have been pushing for stronger legislation to reduce the obstructions and […]

Brexit survey Q7

Responses and analysis of my huge Chesterfield Brexit survey

Over the summer recess, I have been running a Brexit survey across the Chesterfield constituency. I am now in a position to publish the responses that I received and give you my summary of what the answers tell us about Chesterfield’s people’s views. Who completed the survey? The survey was available online and was promoted […]

Toby Perkins Wildlife survey

Toby Perkins Wildlife survey

Famously, the British are a nation of animal lovers, and here in Derbyshire we are fortunate to be spoiled with acres of beautiful countryside to explore that should be rich with wildlife. But some of these habitats have been eroded, and wildlife issues are amongst the most prevalent in my parliamentary postbag. Whether it be […]

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NEW- Toby Perkins Chesterfield Brexit survey hits the streets

09 August 2019

Brexit is the most divisive issue to hit UK politics in our political lifetime. The country voted to Leave the EU, and in Chesterfield around 60% of those who voted, voted to leave. Yet whilst Parliament has confirmed it’s intention to leave, it has never agreed on the basis of our future relationship with the […]

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Toby with repairers Margaret Hersee and Sue Scott

Make do and mend

24 July 2019

The old war time adage of make do and mend is making a comeback as people are becoming more conscious of saving money and reducing CO2 emissions and waste to landfill. And locally, a ‘Repair Café’ in Chesterfield is bringing a local dimension to this growing trend. Repair Cafes are set up by volunteers to […]

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Toby being grilled on the environment by Hollingwood Primary pupils

Hollingwood pupils pledge to protect the environment

18 July 2019

Environmentally-conscious pupils at Hollingwood Primary School have enlisted the help of Chesterfield MP, Toby Perkins, as part of their campaign to improve the environment locally and globally. Toby said, “The pupils at Hollingwood Primary School wrote to me regarding concerns that affect the local environment, such as litter and dog mess, as well as their […]

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Toby accepting the Pub Parliamentarian of the Year Prize

Parliamentary Beer Group nominates Chesterfield MP as Pub Parliamentarian of the Year

17 July 2019

Last week, the 25th Annual Beer Awards was held by the All-Party Parliamentary Beer Group to celebrate the efforts of people in the brewing and pubs industry. All-Party Parliamentary Groups – or APPGs for short – are cross-party groups run by MPs to try and bring attention to a particular issue. At the Beer APPG […]

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BLOG: Concerns about Hasland Hall Community School

BLOG: Concerns about Hasland Hall Community School

15 July 2019

There has been considerable concern recently following the news that staff at Hasland Hall School had gone on strike in protest at behaviour and disciplinary standards at the school. I was already pursuing and responding to complaints from parents and staff concerning the school’s approach to Special Needs education and behaviour. I am a strong […]

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Versus Arthritis;
"Working it Out" Reception;
House of Commons, Westminster;
2nd July 2019.

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Chesterfield-based Versus Arthritis event leads to MPs call for better support to keep people with arthritis in work

10 July 2019

Toby Perkins MP joined people living with arthritis at a Parliamentary event in Westminster on Tuesday 2nd July. Toby heard firsthand about the impact the chronic pain associated with the condition can have on the ability to remain in employment and how to ensure every person with arthritis who wants to work has the support […]

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RNIB event attended by Chesterfield MP highlights importance of emotional support for blind and partially sighted people

09 July 2019

Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins met with the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) last week at a parliamentary reception to hear about the charity’s Sight Loss Advice Service and the vital work that Eye Clinic Liaison Officers (ECLOs) carry out. Statistics show that calls to RNIB focused on emotional support are set to triple, […]

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Toby visited a IDP (Internally Displaced Peoples) camp

BLOG: My visit to Kurdistan

08 July 2019

As the constituency Member of Parliament for Chesterfield, my primary daily responsibility will always be to represent Chesterfield. Alongside this, the 650 MPs also have an opportunity to discuss and influence policy around both specialist areas of knowledge or around Britain’s global role in the world. There are a great deal of Parliamentary delegations coming […]

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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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