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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 “The Government are failing working families in the East Midlands” warns Chesterfield MP
 
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 […]

“The Government are failing working families in the East Midlands” warns Chesterfield MP

“The Government are failing working families in the East Midlands” warns Chesterfield MP

New figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that East Midlands’ workers are still £45 a week worse off than they were before the financial crash, which Toby Perkins MP argues is indicative of the way working families in the East Midlands are being failed by the Government. Toby said, “working people […]

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

Toby Perkins MP pledges to become an Arthritis Champion for Chesterfield

25 July 2017

Toby Perkins MP has pledged to work alongside leading charity, Arthritis Research UK to represent the thousands of people in Chesterfield living every day with the pain of arthritis. Toby said, “There are thousands of my constituents living in constant pain due to arthritis and they need timely access to healthcare services to manage their […]

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Victory for HS2 campaign in boost for Chesterfield

18 July 2017

Chesterfield has received a major boost with the confirmation that the High Speed rail service will now definitely serve the Town. The original plans for HS2 passed through Chesterfield to the East, but lobbying from Town MP Toby Perkins, the local Labour Council and the business community has borne fruit in spectacular style. The Government […]

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Is your business a National Champion? – Chesterfield MP searching for Responsible Business Champions for national business awards

18 July 2017

Toby Perkins, MP for Chesterfield, is seeking nominations from local businesses who believe the work they put into the local community means they should be considered a Constituency Responsible Business Champion. Toby said, “Chesterfield is filled with businesses that not only provide jobs and economic growth for the town, but also invest in our communities […]

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Put your favourite pub chef on the national stage

18 July 2017

Chesterfield pubgoers have a chance to nominate their favourite Chesterfield Pub Chef for the recognition they deserve! A national search has been launched for the Parliamentary Pub Chef and Young Pub Chef Awards, and Labour MP Toby Perkins is determined that Chesterfield’s brightest should get national recognition. He said: “There are some brilliant Pub chefs […]

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Toby Perkins MP calls on Government to give our Armed Forces a ‘fair deal’

21 June 2017

To mark Armed Forces Day on 24th June, Toby Perkins, Member of Parliament for Chesterfield, has called on the Government to give our Armed Forces a better deal. Toby, who is Chair of the Labour Friends of the Forces, said “I am delighted to show my support for our Forces, serving personnel, Veterans and their […]

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Toby Perkins urges action to save vital ‘Meals On Wheels’ service

31 May 2017

Toby Perkins, Labour Party Parliamentary Candidate, has called on the Royal Voluntary Service (RVS) and Social Services to do all they can to ensure the RVS ‘Meals On Wheels’ service continues to provide meals to over a hundred elderly and vulnerable people in Derbyshire. The RVS has decided that the service is no longer financially […]

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Staveley Matters- Tell us your views on Banking and GPs

22 May 2017

Toby with local business owners Keith Bannister and Tony Kay Chesterfield Labour candidate Toby Perkins needs to hear your views on two issues that are crucial to Staveley and its people. Banking NatWest have suggested that they will be closing their branch in Staveley. Hundreds of local residents have already signed a petition in an attempt […]

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Labour’s Toby Perkins slams Tory fox hunting plan

11 May 2017

Tory plans to bring back fox hunting have been slammed as ‘a warped priority’ by Labour’s Toby Perkins, after it was revealed that a Tory Government would seek to reverse the fox hunting ban. The Labour Party banned cruel blood sports in 1999 and implemented the Hunting Act in 2004. However, Theresa May would seek […]

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Welcome

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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Tel: 01246 386286
Email: toby.perkins.mp@parliament.uk
Post: 113 Saltergate, Chesterfield, S40 1NF

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I hold regular surgeries for my constituents.
Please call 01246 386286 or email toby.perkins.mp@parliament.uk to make a booking.

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