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Toby with Heather Trueman and Julie Dixon from BANA Toby with Chesterfield College Principal, Julie Richards Hardcase Pic 1 Toby Perkins is urging the Government to take action now on Fixed Odd Betting Terminals Lilly is currently doing work experience one afternoon a week in Toby's constituency office Toby joined several other MPs and stars of the GB Paralympics Wheelchair Basketball Team to play a game as part of World Polio Day
 
Toby with Heather Trueman and Julie Dixon from BANA

Toby Perkins MP supports National charity, based in Chesterfield

The British Acoustic Neuroma Association (BANA), a National charity based in Chesterfield, was visited recently by the local MP, Toby Perkins to discuss the work BANA does in providing support for those diagnosed with acoustic neuromas and how Toby can help them. BANA is the UK’s only national charity providing support and information for people […]

Toby with Chesterfield College Principal, Julie Richards

Further Education funding crisis threatens Derbyshire colleges

The Further Education funding crisis was the topic of discussion when Toby Perkins visited Chesterfield College last week. Toby met with Principal, Julie Richards, to discuss the challenges the College faces if the funding for 16-19 years old education is not increased. Toby said, “Julie and her team are doing a fantastic job and providing […]

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MP banging the drum for growing Chesterfield firm

Chesterfield based HARDCASE International Ltd, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of rigid plastic protective cases for drums and percussion instrumentation, was visited by local MP, Toby Perkins, to discuss their recent management buy-out and plans for expansion. The company manufactures over 30,000 cases every year from their base on Sheepbridge Industrial Estate, supplying countries […]

Toby Perkins is urging the Government to take action now on Fixed Odd Betting Terminals

Chesterfield Gamblers Lose Over £2.5m in one year on Fixed Odd Betting Terminals

Chesterfield MP, Toby Perkins, is urging the Government and bookmakers to take action to kerb excessive gambling on Fixed Odd Betting Terminals (FOBTs) after figures from the Campaign for Fairer Gambling revealed Chesterfield customers lost £2,594,206 in 2015-16. Toby said, “These machines allow users to gamble up to £100 every 20 seconds, which can quickly […]

Lilly is currently doing work experience one afternoon a week in Toby's constituency office

GUEST BLOG: Lilly Beards, sixth form student at Brookfield Community School, gives her views on the ‘Votes at 16’ campaign

On Friday November 3rd, Labour MP Jim McMahon will introduce his Private Members’ Bill – aiming to lower voting age in UK elections and referendums to 16 – into Parliament. I’ve been a follower of the Votes At 16 campaign since 2014, when voting age was lowered for the Scottish independence referendum. Surveys and interviews […]

Toby joined several other MPs and stars of the GB Paralympics Wheelchair Basketball Team to play a game as part of World Polio Day

‘One Last Push’ could help eradicate polio forever

MPs from all parties, including Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins, took part in a wheelchair basketball game on World Polio Day to support the ‘One Last Push’ campaign to eradicate polio. The teams were made up of MPs, polio survivors and some of the Team GB Paralympic team. Toby said, “I was pleased to see the […]

Toby discussing the plans with the scheme

MP welcomes exciting plans for new retirement accommodation in Chesterfield

12 October 2017

Exciting plans for new retirement apartments in Chesterfield were welcomed by local MP, Toby Perkins, when he visited the public exhibition of the proposed development. The proposals for the site of the former headquarters of North East Derbyshire District Council off Saltergate would create 64 apartments over four storeys, landscaped gardens with tailored community facilities […]

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Toby at the Charities Aid Foundation’s ‘soft power station’ at Labour Party Conference

Chesterfield visits ‘soft power station’ to boost charitable giving

11 October 2017

Toby Perkins, Member of Parliament for Chesterfield, attended the Charities Aid Foundation’s ‘soft power station’ at the Labour Party Conference recently to discuss the role that the UK’s soft power can have in improving communities across the world. Toby said, “It was really interesting to meet with Charities Aid Foundation staff and hear their ideas […]

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Toby pledging support for Arthritis Research UK's 'Prevent, Transform, Cure' manifesto

MP urges government action to help people living with the pain of arthritis

11 October 2017

Arthritis Research UK, whose head Office is based in Chesterfield, attended Labour Party conference last month to urge Labour MPs to back their plans to improve healthcare services for people living with arthritis. Toby Perkins, MP for Chesterfield, has been a strong supporter of the charity and is calling on the Government to take on […]

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Toby Perkins MP shows red card to taxi refusals

11 October 2017

The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association put Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins taxi hailing skills to the test in a football-themed game aimed at highlighting the difficulties caused for blind people turned away by taxi drivers. Toby said, “I have been contacted by disabled constituents in the past who have been turned away by taxi […]

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Toby at the launch of the 'Keep Pubs Afloat' campaign

Toby Perkins MP calls on Chancellor to Keep Pubs Afloat

19 September 2017

Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins has joined with representatives of the UK’s beer drinkers, pub goers, brewers and publicans to urge the Chancellor to keep pubs afloat in the Autumn Budget. Toby, who is the Chair of the All–Party Parliamentary Group for Pubs, has called on the Chancellor to provide an annual £5,000 business rate relief […]

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Toby chairing a roundtable meeting between local business owners and customers and Natwest representatives

Chesterfield MP chairs crunch talks meeting ahead of NatWest branch closure in Staveley

19 September 2017

Toby Perkins MP chaired a meeting last week to give residents and local businesses the opportunity to speak to representatives from the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) about their concerns with the planned closure of the NatWest branch in Staveley. Toby said, “Sadly, the battle to save this branch appears to be over and the […]

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Toby on a recent visit to New Beetwell Street Bus Station to discuss the homelessness issues in Chesterfield

Universal Credit could lead to an increase in homelessness, warns Chesterfield MP

13 September 2017

Toby Perkins, MP for Chesterfield, has this week written to the Secretary of State for Work & Pensions, raising concerns about the roll-out of Universal Credit (UC) and calling for it to be postponed. Toby said, “Chesterfield is recording rough sleeping levels similar to what we would previously only expect in city centres. This is […]

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Toby Perkins statement on Paris Conference

Toby Perkins statement on Paris Conference

10 August 2017

The Right-wing news blog Guido Fawkes carried a ‘story’ today about Toby Perkins, MP for Chesterfield’s attendance at a Human Rights conference in Paris which was hosted by the pro-democracy National Council for Resistance in Iran. The story, which the website chose to publish without seeking clarification or comment, repeats long discredited slurs from the […]

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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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