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Toby with food bank volunteer Jim, and local councillors Avis Murphy, Tom Murphy and Ray Catt

More people than ever will be forced to rely on foodbanks in Chesterfield this year warns local MP

Figures from Chesterfield Food Bank showed that they helped feed almost 300 people last Christmas, and Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins has warned that he expects the number to increase again this year and has urged residents to provide donations to help those in need. Toby visited the Loundsley Green Food Bank to take in his […]

Toby with Erica Kipling, Matthew Phillips, Daisy Smith, William Hallam, Evie Jackson and Joe Savage.

MP responds to pupils’ plea on plastics

The Derbyshire Times reported on the 22nd November that around 65 youngsters at Old Hall Junior School in Brampton had written letters to local businesses to raise awareness about the impacts of plastic on oceans and animals. Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins saw the story in the newspaper and immediately got in touch with the school to […]

Toby with ambulance crew, Michelle Martin and Rebecca Stokes

Chesterfield MP shadows paramedics in Derbyshire

Chesterfield MP, Toby Perkins, spent the day as an observer with the East Midlands Ambulance Service to see first-hand how the crew responds to 999 emergencies and learn more about the service they provide and challenges they face on a daily basis. Speaking after his shift, Toby said “The dedication and expertise of the paramedics and technicians is […]

Toby with the runners-up, Octavia Inns, Alicja Novak, Lauren Coupe, Heidi Hurst and the winner, Hetty Stewart

Chesterfield College students bring artistic flair to MP’s Christmas card competition

A festive atmosphere and stunning artwork was on display at Chesterfield town hall as Toby Perkins MP announced the winning design of his Christmas card for 2018. In previous years Toby has asked a different local school to design his Christmas card, but this year he challenged students at Chesterfield College and had high expectations […]

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Toby supports fantastic independent retailers in Chesterfield in time for Small Business Saturday December 1st 2018

Few issues are debated as passionately as the state of our town centres, and as we head towards this year’s Small Business Saturday, the future of our small independent retailers will be on many people’s minds. Independent town centre retailers should be for life and not just for Christmas. However, local people can use this […]

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Climate Change Act celebration leads to call for Net Zero

An event to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the transformative Climate Change Act saw Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins pledge his support to the campaign for Net Zero emissions. The event, sponsored by several leading environmental charities, also gave MPs a platform to discuss and learn what future action needs to be taken to fight […]

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Chesterfield firm calls on MP to help get Firedoor supply moving again

10 October 2018

Rutland UK, a global manufacturer of designer door closers with their Head office and Distribution hub based in Chesterfield, has asked for the help of local MP, Toby Perkins, to help get the composite fire safety door industry moving again. Toby said, “An important review of fire safety door standards has been implemented since the […]

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Statement from Toby Perkins MP regarding plans to create a subsidiary company at Chesterfield Royal Hospital

08 October 2018

There has been much comment about the fact that Chesterfield Royal Hospital appear to be continuing with plans to create a subsidiary company and transfer 800 staff into it despite a Government announcement that all new plans should be paused. I have recently spoken to Lee Outhwaite, Finance Director at Chesterfield Royal Hospital regarding the […]

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Chesterfield Arms nominated for ‘Parliamentary Pub of the Year’

04 October 2018

A Chesterfield pub has been nominated for a prestigious national award to recognise its value to the local community. Toby Perkins MP came up with the idea for the ‘Parliamentary Pub of the Year’ as part of his role as Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Pub Group. The award was launched in July and […]

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Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins attends drop in session on Spinal Muscular Atrophy

24 September 2018

A genetic condition which can kill children before the age of 2, and which has recently had funding cut for its only known drug was the subject of a recent Parliamentary reception attended by Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins. Spinal Muscular Atrophy is a very serious genetic medical condition, which usually has an onset in childhood […]

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Toby Perkins MP attends Parliamentary drop-in on Spinal Muscular Atrophy

20 September 2018

A genetic condition which can kill children before the age of 2, and which has recently had funding cut for its only known drug was the subject of a recent Parliamentary reception attended by Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins Spinal Muscular Atrophy is a very serious genetic medical condition, which usually has an onset in childhood […]

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Labour activists force Derbyshire County Council into U-turn on plans to axe school crossing guards

13 September 2018

The Conservative leadership at Derbyshire County Council has cancelled plans to remove funding for school crossing guards in Derbyshire following a strong campaign by Labour activists, councillors and Chesterfield MP, Toby Perkins. The Council announced plans in June to remove funding for the 108 school crossing guards in Derbyshire which would have placed the onus […]

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BLOG: Breaking the taboo around suicide is vital to people getting help

10 September 2018

September 10th was World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) . Not the cheeriest subject to be writing about, but nonetheless it references one of the most crucial issues facing the country and one which we must talk about to break the taboo. The statistics are becoming as familiar as they are shocking. Men between the ages […]

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Toby Perkins MP asks people to tell their families they want to donate today

07 September 2018

During Organ Donation Week local MP, Toby Perkins has pledged to help save lives by encouraging all those they represent to talk to their families about organ donation this week and sign the NHS Organ Donor Register. Toby Perkins is taking action as nationally three people die every day in need of an organ. He […]

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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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