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BLOG: Delivering on Brexit- my approach

The issue of Brexit is undeniably the most divisive that I have been involved in during my political career. Sadly, this highly nuanced set of questions is being boiled down into simplistic slogans that the two sides chant at each other with increasing intransigence on both sides. Throughout the process, I have had 3 simple […]

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Home-grown World Champion needs celebrating and supporting, says Chesterfield MP

Many people in Chesterfield may not be aware that local lad Aaron Cobley from Staveley is a multiple World and European ITF Taekwondo Champion and multiple World Kickboxing Champion. Local MP Toby Perkins met with Aaron at one of his training sessions to see him in action and is hoping that more people will become […]

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Derbyshire LGBT+ have branched out with a brand new centre in Chesterfield

Derbyshire LGBT+ have branched out with a brand new centre in Chesterfield. The launch was attended by MP Toby Perkins along with representatives of many local organisations showing their support for the centre. The centre was officially opened by the Mayor and Mayoress of Chesterfield. Derbyshire LGBT+ has been a central presence in the local […]

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Chesterfield MP calls for clampdown to prevent illegal foxhunting

Parliament marked 14 years since the introduction of the Hunting Act last week, and Chesterfield MP, Toby Perkins, has added his weight to the campaign for a strengthening of the rules to stop illegal fox hunting. Toby said, “Animal welfare is something that I and my constituents care deeply about and fox hunting is one […]

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Chesterfield has received trees to plant as part of the Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy

  Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins has joined over 500 other MPs to plant trees as part of the Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy, a network of forest conservation initiatives to mark Her Majesty’s lifetime of service to the Commonwealth. The trees – two silver birch, two rowan, and a hazel – were planted at the Ashgate Road […]

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Chesterfield is the place to be for gin enthusiasts

Chesterfield is proving the place to be for gin enthusiasts, as Derbyshire Distillery expand due to a high demand for their crafted spirits. Their success story was shared with local MP Toby Perkins, who was impressed to learn about their expansion plans. Experienced brewer David Hemstock has joined the increasingly popular gin market by producing […]

PMQs Question 30th January

30 January 2019

  My son, is one of the thousands of people to have their life chances transformed by Chesterfield College. ‘The College’s funding, like FE colleges around the country, has dropped 30% in real terms since 2010. Further Education funding is in crisis. Why is the education of young people who go to FE Colleges worth […]

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Toby Perkins MP hosts the Parliamentary Pub of the Year Awards

30 January 2019

 The inaugural Parliamentary Pub of the Year awards have seen a Cardiff pub, The Four Elms, nominated by Jo Stevens MP, beat off competition from 13 other entrants from across Britain to claim the title. The awards were held on the 15th of January in the Terrace Marquee in the House of Commons and attended […]

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Toby Perkins MP signs Holocaust Educational Trust Book of Commitment

28 January 2019

Last week Toby signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment, in doing so pledging his commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day and honouring those who were murdered during the Holocaust as well as paying tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust survivors who work tirelessly to educate young people today. Holocaust Memorial Day is marked annually on […]

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Celebrating Midlands Colleges at the Association of Colleges reception and #loveourcolleges debate

28 January 2019

The importance of further education and its role in supporting the life chances of Chesterfield students was the theme of a speech in Parliament by Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins. Toby was the Parliamentary speaker at a reception which focused on Celebrating Midlands Colleges and had approximately 200 attendees including students, governors and principals from more […]

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Toby Perkins named Fibromyalgia Champion

28 January 2019

On the 15th of January Toby held a Westminster Hall debate on the recognition of Fibromyalgia as a disability. The debate follows a petition set up by Chesterfield Constituent Adrienne Lakin who set up a petition on Change.org which has over 119,000 signatures, the petition can be found here: https://www.change.org/p/uk-parliament-make-fibromyalgia-a-disability In January last year Toby […]

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Chesterfield MP Joins Samaritans in Parliament to Support Brew Monday

25 January 2019

An annual event held by Samaritans on 21st January to promote their “Brew Monday” initiative and encourage local people to reach out to anyone who might be lonely was attended by Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins. In what’s now an annual fixture for the charity, Samaritans turned ‘Blue Monday’ – often described in the media as […]

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Toby Perkins MP hosts the Parliamentary Pub of the Year Awards

25 January 2019

 The inaugural Parliamentary Pub of the Year awards have seen a Cardiff pub, The Four Elms, nominated by Jo Stevens MP, beat off competition from 13 other entrants from across Britain to claim the title. The awards were held on the 15th of January in the Terrace Marquee in the House of Commons and attended […]

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Chesterfield’s MP is a “Good Cause Santa Claus” at local charity shop!

21 December 2018

Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins visited the Ashgate Hospicecare store in Hasland as part of a national campaign to encourage people to become charitable shoppers in the run up to Christmas. The Charity Retail Association, which represents 80 per cent of charity shops in the UK, including Ashgate Hospicecare’s charity shops, is running the #GoodCauseSantaClaus campaign, […]

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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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