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Toby Perkins MP marks 200 years of Parkinson’s

Toby Perkins MP for Chesterfield recently joined charity Parkinson’s UK to mark 200 years since Parkinson’s was first recognised as a condition. At the recent Parkinson’s UK parliamentary reception Toby talked to staff and volunteers about the strides that have been made in understanding the condition since James Parkinson’s Essay on the Shaking Palsy in […]

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Toby Perkins MP Helps Dog Welfare Charity in Fight Against Puppy Smuggling

Toby Perkins MP highlights plight of smuggled puppies imported to fuel the Christmas puppy trade Toby Perkins, MP for Chesterfield met with the Dog’s Trust at its annual House of Commons reception, where the charity – who coined the famous slogan ‘A dog is for Life, not just for Christmas’ – asked MPs for their […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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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

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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MP celebrates as National Lottery investment in Chesterfield’s heritage hits £5,322,554 million

27 July 2017

Toby Perkins MP, the Member of Parliament for Chesterfield has today welcomed news that £5,322,554 of National Lottery money has been invested in Chesterfield’s heritage projects since 1994. Toby said: “Chesterfield has an incredibly rich history and I’m delighted to learn that thanks to the National Lottery local people have been exploring and enjoying that […]

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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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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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Post: 113 Saltergate, Chesterfield, S40 1NF

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