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The Borough Council, Toby Perkins MP, Hardyal Dhindsa and various agencies, charities & businesses have joined together to discuss ways to tackle issues of homelessness and anti-social behaviour in Chesterfield town centre at a series of summit meetings. police cuts Toby on a visit to New Beetwell Street Bus Station last year to discuss the homelessness issues in Chesterfield 20180207_113510 Toby Perkins responds to proposals to establish two new permanent pitches for Gypsies and Travellers in Chesterfield Evelina is currently doing work experience one afternoon a week in Toby’s constituency office
 
The Borough Council, Toby Perkins MP, Hardyal Dhindsa and various agencies, charities & businesses have joined together to discuss ways to tackle issues of homelessness and anti-social behaviour in Chesterfield town centre at a series of summit meetings.

GUEST BLOG: Cllr Helen Bagley, Cabinet Member for Homes & Customers, writes about Chesterfield Borough Council’s response to homelessness in the town

Hardly a week goes by without homelessness or rough sleeping hitting the national news. While Chesterfield doesn’t have the same level of problems faced by some of the big cities and towns we do experience issues too – and one person homeless is one person too many. The causes The cause of this is a […]

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Toby Perkins slams Derbyshire’s Tory MPs for putting party ahead of constituents in police funding vote

A parliamentary vote on further cuts to police budgets took place on Wednesday 7th February and Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins has expressed his disappointment that the call from Derbyshire Police Commissioner Hardyal Dhindsa for a cross party approach to protecting Derbyshire Police had fallen on deaf ears. Toby said, “At the end of last year, the […]

Toby on a visit to New Beetwell Street Bus Station last year to discuss the homelessness issues in Chesterfield

How we’re tackling rough sleeping and antisocial behaviour in Chesterfield

Chesterfield is an attractive market town, but in recent months, visitors to our town have been alarmed by the amount of rough sleeping and street drinking that now diminishes that attractiveness. This was brought into particular focus this Christmas when David Fuller, a homeless man, died in an abandoned property in Brampton. I am writing […]

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Chesterfield FC Takeover Response

Over the course of the last three to four months, Chesterfield FC secretary Ashley Carson and others have been updating me on a possible takeover of Chesterfield FC. That takeover appears to have broken down irrevocably. I am aware that there has been some distrust of the updates being provided by the Club on this […]

Toby Perkins responds to proposals to establish two new permanent pitches for Gypsies and Travellers in Chesterfield

Toby Perkins responds to proposals to establish two new permanent pitches for Gypsies and Travellers in Chesterfield

Many thanks to all the constituents who have contacted me regarding the proposals to establish one or two new permanent pitches for Gypsies and Travellers in the Chesterfield borough. I will be writing back to everyone. People are understandably angry and concerned by the proposals and, whilst it is important not to generalise, there are […]

Evelina is currently doing work experience one afternoon a week in Toby’s constituency office

GUEST BLOG: Evelina Griniute, sixth form student at St Mary’s Catholic High School, gives her views on the impact of automation on the workforce for the next generation

In a world of astounding technological advances, where only a few years are required for previous technology to become viewed as outdated, automation and the development of AI are leading to questions: am I at risk of being replaced by a robot? Will my next taxi be a self-driving car? Should I start campaigning for […]

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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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Toby on a visit to New Beetwell Street Bus Station last year to discuss the homelessness issues in Chesterfield

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 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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