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Home-grown World Champion needs celebrating and supporting, says Chesterfield MP

Many people in Chesterfield may not be aware that local lad Aaron Cobley from Staveley is a multiple World and European ITF Taekwondo Champion and multiple World Kickboxing Champion. Local MP Toby Perkins met with Aaron at one of his training sessions to see him in action and is hoping that more people will become […]

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Derbyshire LGBT+ have branched out with a brand new centre in Chesterfield

Derbyshire LGBT+ have branched out with a brand new centre in Chesterfield. The launch was attended by MP Toby Perkins along with representatives of many local organisations showing their support for the centre. The centre was officially opened by the Mayor and Mayoress of Chesterfield. Derbyshire LGBT+ has been a central presence in the local […]

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Chesterfield MP calls for clampdown to prevent illegal foxhunting

Parliament marked 14 years since the introduction of the Hunting Act last week, and Chesterfield MP, Toby Perkins, has added his weight to the campaign for a strengthening of the rules to stop illegal fox hunting. Toby said, “Animal welfare is something that I and my constituents care deeply about and fox hunting is one […]

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Chesterfield has received trees to plant as part of the Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy

  Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins has joined over 500 other MPs to plant trees as part of the Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy, a network of forest conservation initiatives to mark Her Majesty’s lifetime of service to the Commonwealth. The trees – two silver birch, two rowan, and a hazel – were planted at the Ashgate Road […]

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Chesterfield is the place to be for gin enthusiasts

Chesterfield is proving the place to be for gin enthusiasts, as Derbyshire Distillery expand due to a high demand for their crafted spirits. Their success story was shared with local MP Toby Perkins, who was impressed to learn about their expansion plans. Experienced brewer David Hemstock has joined the increasingly popular gin market by producing […]

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Toby Perkins in discussion with GPs from Royal Primary Care

The GP shortage and continued issues accessing a GP appointment were amongst topics discussed at a recent update meeting Chesterfield MP held with bosses at Chesterfield practice Royal Primary Care. Royal Primary Care is a part of Chesterfield Royal Hospital and they stepped in when crisis struck Holywell Medical Group handed back their GP contracts […]

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BLOG: Time for the Prime Minister to reach out to all MPs to stop a disastrous No Deal Brexit

28 February 2019

Brexit is by far the biggest and most divisive single issue to have arisen in British Politics in my political lifetime.  I am often reminded by voters that ‘the people voted out’ and indeed, in Chesterfield around 60% of voters backed Leave, I accept that the Referendum vote can’t be ignored.  When I stood for re-election in the […]

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Toby with keen gardeners Brian Bailey and Eric Loe

Chesterfield has received trees to plant as part of the Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy

25 February 2019

  Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins has joined over 500 other MPs to plant trees as part of the Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy, a network of forest conservation initiatives to mark Her Majesty’s lifetime of service to the Commonwealth. The trees – two silver birch, two rowan, and a hazel – were planted at the Ashgate Road […]

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Derbyshire distillery Feb 2019

Chesterfield is the place to be for gin enthusiasts

25 February 2019

Chesterfield is proving the place to be for gin enthusiasts, as Derbyshire Distillery expand due to a high demand for their crafted spirits. Their success story was shared with local MP Toby Perkins, who was impressed to learn about their expansion plans. Experienced brewer David Hemstock has joined the increasingly popular gin market by producing […]

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Toby Perkins MP for Chesterfield, announces support for Government campaign to recruit more adult social care workers locally

19 February 2019

Toby Perkins MP for Chesterfield has joined MPs across the UK in supporting a national recruitment campaign, from the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), to address the 110,000 vacancies in adult social care across England. Running across February and March, the campaign aims to fill the sector’s recruitment gap and support local recruitment […]

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Toby Perkins in discussion with GPs from Royal Primary Care

31 January 2019

The GP shortage and continued issues accessing a GP appointment were amongst topics discussed at a recent update meeting Chesterfield MP held with bosses at Chesterfield practice Royal Primary Care. Royal Primary Care is a part of Chesterfield Royal Hospital and they stepped in when crisis struck Holywell Medical Group handed back their GP contracts […]

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PMQs Question 30th January

30 January 2019

  My son, is one of the thousands of people to have their life chances transformed by Chesterfield College. ‘The College’s funding, like FE colleges around the country, has dropped 30% in real terms since 2010. Further Education funding is in crisis. Why is the education of young people who go to FE Colleges worth […]

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Toby Perkins MP hosts the Parliamentary Pub of the Year Awards

30 January 2019

 The inaugural Parliamentary Pub of the Year awards have seen a Cardiff pub, The Four Elms, nominated by Jo Stevens MP, beat off competition from 13 other entrants from across Britain to claim the title. The awards were held on the 15th of January in the Terrace Marquee in the House of Commons and attended […]

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Toby Perkins MP signs Holocaust Educational Trust Book of Commitment

28 January 2019

Last week Toby signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment, in doing so pledging his commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day and honouring those who were murdered during the Holocaust as well as paying tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust survivors who work tirelessly to educate young people today. Holocaust Memorial Day is marked annually on […]

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