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BLOG: Concerns about Hasland Hall Community School Toby visited a IDP (Internally Displaced Peoples) camp Toby taking part in a speed-stacking challenge Toby at the monthly social meeting of the YNA group Toby Perkins following his meeting with local Police in Inkersall Toby challenging the Prime Minister to make changes to the SEN funding formula
 
BLOG: Concerns about Hasland Hall Community School

BLOG: Concerns about Hasland Hall Community School

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 […]

Toby visited a IDP (Internally Displaced Peoples) camp

BLOG: My visit to Kurdistan

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 […]

Toby taking part in a speed-stacking challenge

MP bowled over by school’s approach to sport

Sporty students at Brockwell Junior School marked the Youth Sport Trust’s 2019 National School Sport Week by inviting local MP, Toby Perkins, to watch them and compete against them in a range of sporting activities. Toby said, “At a time when there is huge pressure on school budgets and more of a focus on league tables […]

Toby at the monthly social meeting of the YNA group

Derbyshire mental health group lets people know that support is always available

A peer-to-peer support group for people with mental health issues, ‘You’re Never Alone – Mental Health Awareness (YNA)’, invited local MP Toby Perkins to attend their monthly meeting to learn more about the group and the issues facing mental health sufferers. The group was co-created by Chesterfield resident, Mark Sims, and provides advice, support and […]

Toby Perkins following his meeting with local Police in Inkersall

BLOG: ‘Both carrot and stick are needed to tackle rising antisocial behaviour amongst young people’

Feeling safe and happy in our homes and communities is essential to us leading happy lives. Antisocial behaviour, even less serious kinds such as noise nuisance or graffiti, can have a massive impact on people’s daily lives and make them feel unsafe. But when it spills over into vandalism and violence it is time for […]

Toby challenging the Prime Minister to make changes to the SEN funding formula

Chesterfield MP challenges Prime Minister over funding for special educational needs

Chesterfield’s Brampton Primary School was praised in Parliament for their “exemplary record in special educational needs” by Toby Perkins MP as he also challenged Theresa May to change the funding formula to ensure every child with special educational needs receives the support they need. Toby said, “I have met with the head teachers and school […]

Toby Perkins following his meeting with local Police in Inkersall

BLOG: ‘Both carrot and stick are needed to tackle rising antisocial behaviour amongst young people’

20 June 2019

Feeling safe and happy in our homes and communities is essential to us leading happy lives. Antisocial behaviour, even less serious kinds such as noise nuisance or graffiti, can have a massive impact on people’s daily lives and make them feel unsafe. But when it spills over into vandalism and violence it is time for […]

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New Funding Opportunities for Local Miner’s Welfare Clubs

06 June 2019

Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins has been highlighting an opportunity for local Miner’s Welfare organisations to get access to new funding from Sport England. Toby recently attended a reception in parliament which announced potential new funding streams for these local organisations to better facilities. Miner’s Welfare organisations can now receive between £1,000 – £150,000 to improve […]

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Toby challenging the Prime Minister to make changes to the SEN funding formula

Chesterfield MP challenges Prime Minister over funding for special educational needs

28 May 2019

Chesterfield’s Brampton Primary School was praised in Parliament for their “exemplary record in special educational needs” by Toby Perkins MP as he also challenged Theresa May to change the funding formula to ensure every child with special educational needs receives the support they need. Toby said, “I have met with the head teachers and school […]

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Chesterfield MP backs calls for diabetes emotional and mental health support

23 May 2019

Calls from leading charity Diabetes UK to create new national standards for diabetes emotional and mental health support, and to increase support available locally to the 18,210 people living with diabetes in the area have been backed by local MP for Chesterfield Toby Perkins.   Recently published research from the charity revealed that the relentless […]

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Toby Perkins MP hears about the impact of alcohol on health

21 May 2019

Last week, Toby Perkins MP for Chesterfield joined the Alcohol Health Alliance UK (AHA)’s Parliamentary Event to celebrate the recent strides forward in alcohol policy and outline the many challenges that remain. The ripples of harmful alcohol consumption pass from individuals, through families and communities, and impact our society as a whole. These effects are […]

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BLOG: New law is needed to protect businesses from extortion

16 May 2019

The siting of impromptu Gypsy and Traveller camps in Chesterfield are always a controversial issue and there is always a significant public outcry when a camp appears in our town. Much of this is based on people’s experiences of the huge clean up required afterwards and the impact it can have on the owners of […]

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Toby with Reverend Daniel Cooke

‘Heating and seating’ funding campaign launched to help refurbish chilly church

03 May 2019

The St Michael & All Angels Church in Brimington is trying to raise £100k to pay for a new heating system and to make the church more accessible for disabled and elderly church goers. Chesterfield MP, Toby Perkins, recently visited the Church to meet with Reverend Daniel Cooke and has now given his support to […]

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Toby at the site of the new centre, which is expected to be completed by Summer 2020

Local MP calls for more donations as landmark project to rebuild the RSPCA Chesterfield Animal Centre continues

01 May 2019

The Chesterfield and North Derbyshire RSPCA are rebuilding Chesterfield Animal Centre in a £2m project and local MP, Toby Perkins, went along to see the progress that is being made. Toby said, “I visited the centre before work had even started and saw the ambitious plans for rebuilding the centre. It is amazing to see […]

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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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