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Chesterfield MP responds to strike action at Hasland Hall School

Toby said: “Parents are understandably angry and frustrated that their children are missing more vital days at school due to strike action. I have spoken to the Interim Director of Schools at Derbyshire County Council to express my concerns and urge for intervention to help resolve these issues. I am sure everyone will agree that […]

Toby with concerned residents of Matlock Road

Chesterfield road is “an accident waiting to happen” warns MP

Residents on Matlock Road in Chesterfield who feel like they are taking their lives in their hands every time they leave their driveway have enlisted the help of their local MP, Toby Perkins, in trying to make the road safer. Toby said, “This is a really dangerous stretch of road. It is narrow, with blind […]

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MP vows to tackle alcohol harm in Chesterfield

New figures from the Alcohol Health Alliance UK suggest that alcohol harm is ruining hundreds of lives of people in Chesterfield and creating additional strain on NHS services. The local MP, Toby Perkins, has pledged to do all he can to reduce alcohol harm in his constituency. Toby said, “The alcohol and pubs industry is […]

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MP takes a trip down Guide Dogs’ Memory Lane

National charity Guide Dogs UK is calling on the Government and local authorities to take action to protect blind and partially-sighted people in the community. Local MP, Toby Perkins, met with them at the Labour Party conference to support their campaign. Toby said, “I have been pushing for stronger legislation to reduce the obstructions and […]

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Responses and analysis of my huge Chesterfield Brexit survey

Over the summer recess, I have been running a Brexit survey across the Chesterfield constituency. I am now in a position to publish the responses that I received and give you my summary of what the answers tell us about Chesterfield’s people’s views. Who completed the survey? The survey was available online and was promoted […]

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Toby Perkins Wildlife survey

Famously, the British are a nation of animal lovers, and here in Derbyshire we are fortunate to be spoiled with acres of beautiful countryside to explore that should be rich with wildlife. But some of these habitats have been eroded, and wildlife issues are amongst the most prevalent in my parliamentary postbag. Whether it be […]

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MP bowled over by school’s approach to sport

08 July 2019

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 […]

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

04 July 2019

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 […]

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Guide Dogs Mass Lobby leads to MPs call for new equalities legislation

25 June 2019

Toby Perkins MP supported a campaign to tackle discrimination against guide dog owners at an event in Parliament organised by the charity Guide Dogs. On Wednesday, 19 June, more than a hundred guide dog owners from across the country converged on Westminster Hall in Parliament to share their experiences of being turned away by businesses […]

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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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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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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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Post: 113 Saltergate, Chesterfield, S40 1NF

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