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Toby with centre manager, Dave Radford, outgoing chair, Sheelagh Hanson, and newly-elected chair, Fee Unwin Toby with CSC Unite rep, Colin Walker Toby with the school council and governor, Cllr Keith Mils, at Spire Junior School Toby speaking in last night's debate Toby behind bar in pub Toby with Tesco staff and Usdaw organisers
 
Toby with centre manager, Dave Radford, outgoing chair, Sheelagh Hanson, and newly-elected chair, Fee Unwin

Toby Perkins MP congratulates Chesterfield & North Derbyshire Volunteer Centre on another successful year

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 […]

Toby with CSC Unite rep, Colin Walker

Chesterfield MP calls for parliamentary debate on CSC job losses

Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC), which has an office on Old Road in Brampton, announced plans to cut another 1,100 jobs ahead of a potential merger with a division of U.S. Computer giant, Hewlett Packard. Following a meeting with Union reps, Toby Perkins, MP for Chesterfield, has called for a debate in Parliament to discuss the […]

Toby with the school council and governor, Cllr Keith Mils, at Spire Junior School

‘Running for cash is the only alternative to sacking staff’

Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins questioned the Prime Minister on the new national schools funding formula after a local school serving a deprived area was told it would receive the biggest cuts in Derbyshire. The funding formula dictates that Spire Junior School will lose funding equating to £17,000 per annum. Spire Junior School serves an area […]

Toby speaking in last night's debate

MP battles for Chesterfield in HS2 debate

Local MP, Toby Perkins, attended a late night debate in Parliament regarding the planned M18 route for HS2 which would ensure the high-speed rail link included Chesterfield. At a debate which went on until almost 2am, Toby demanded that any changes ensure Chesterfield remains part of the plans. Toby said in the debate: “From the […]

Toby behind bar in pub

Chesterfield MP named one of the top 10 “movers and shakers” in Derbyshire’s beer and pubs scene

Toby Perkins MP, who was recently elected as the new chair of the All Party Parliamentary Save the Pub Group, has been named in the Derby Telegraph’s top 10 “movers and shakers” in Derbyshire’s beer and pubs scene. Toby is a former Shadow Pubs Minister and was named the British Beer & Pub Association’s Parliamentary […]

Toby with Tesco staff and Usdaw organisers

MP calls for better protections for retail workers

Toby Perkins, MP for Chesterfield, has joined calls for action to protect shopworkers and retail staff from violence and abuse. A recent study by the British Retail Consortium (BRC) shows that the human cost of retail crime is growing, with a 40% increase in offences involving abuse or violence against shopworkers; rising from 41 to […]

Toby with Belinda Lancaster of Grayson's Solicitors, and Mary Honeyben from Elliot Mather LLP

Government insurance reforms will deny justice to injured people, warns Chesterfield MP

24 January 2017

People injured in road traffic accidents or at work will be denied justice if the Government fails to listen to expert representation, a local MP has warned. The Government have concluded a consultation into reforming the soft injury claims process, which includes claims for injuries such as whiplash, that will see the small claims limit […]

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Toby with the Jim Savage, Chair of the Hope Springs Recovery Centre, who retired last week

MP’s support leads to cash boost for local charity

09 January 2017

An award winning local charity which supports people battling alcohol and substance addictions has secured vital funding from Derbyshire County Council following intervention from Chesterfield MP, Toby Perkins. Toby visited the Hope Springs Recovery Centre this week to thank the charity’s Chairman, Jim Savage, who was officially retiring from his role, for his hard work […]

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Toby Perkins MP with Dan Pescod RNIB Head of Policy and Campaigns at parliamentary reception about delayed and missed follow up appointments in eye clinics

Toby Perkins MP urges eye clinics not to cancel constituents’ appointments

06 December 2016

Toby Perkins, MP for Chesterfield, recently attended RNIB’s (Royal National Institute of Blind People) parliamentary reception to find out if time is running out for his constituents with conditions that can lead to sight loss. RNIB is campaigning for patients to be seen by eye clinics in the time advised by their consultant, and for […]

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Toby Perkins MP with Pam Bond, Integrated Youth Support Officer at Derbyshire County Council

MP backs ‘arts for all’ project

28 November 2016

Toby Perkins MP used a recent visit to the Donut Creative Arts Studios (DCAS) in his constituency of Chesterfield to urge Derbyshire residents to make the most of local facilities. Toby said, “In these times of increased pressure on local authority budgets due to cuts by central government, every service needs to be used to […]

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Chesterfield MP celebrates Parliament Week with local schools

28 November 2016

Students from three Chesterfield schools got the chance to grill Toby Perkins MP on all things political and his life as an MP as part of UK Parliament Week. Parliament Week is a programme of events and activities run every November that connects people with the UK Parliament and increases awareness of how our democracy […]

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Toby with Rachel Gray (Branch Manager), Peter Cashford (Chair) and trustee, Martin Thacker.

MP sees ‘woof’ draft of plans for new RSPCA animal centre in Chesterfield

28 November 2016

The Chesterfield RSPCA have developed exciting proposals to redevelop their animal centre on Spital Lane in Hady and invited Toby Perkins MP along to see their plans. The current animal centre was built in the 1960s and is in desperate need of refurbishment. The centre takes in hundreds of cats, dogs, rabbits and other small […]

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Toby with Tesco staff and Usdaw organisers

MP backs campaign to protect shopworkers from abuse

28 November 2016

Toby Perkins, MP for Chesterfield, backed the ‘Freedom from Fear’ campaign, led by shopworkers’ union USDAW, calling for an end to abuse in the workplace. Toby joined staff, shop stewards and Usdaw organisers at the Tesco superstore on Lockoford Lane in Chesterfield to raise awareness about the unacceptable abuse and violence that is often directed […]

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Over 40,000 in Chesterfield can save hundreds of pounds on energy

22 November 2016

Toby Perkins backs the Energy Switch Guarantee, an industry initiative to make switching supplier simpler, quicker and safer.   More than 84% of households in Chesterfield are missing out on hundreds of pounds of energy savings that can be made by switching energy provider.   The Energy Switch Guarantee – launched in June – is […]

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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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