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Toby Perkins in discussion with GPs from Royal Primary Care

The GP shortage and continued issues accessing a GP appointment were amongst topics discussed at a recent update meeting Chesterfield MP held with bosses at Chesterfield practice Royal Primary Care. Royal Primary Care is a part of Chesterfield Royal Hospital and they stepped in when crisis struck Holywell Medical Group handed back their GP contracts […]

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Toby Perkins MP signs Holocaust Educational Trust Book of Commitment

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

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

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

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

 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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New Chesterfield firm aim to ensure that ‘Workpays’

18 October 2018

A local Training and Skills firm have launched a new office in Chesterfield to help people into work. Workpays Ltd, welcomed local MP Toby Perkins to the launch of their new Chesterfield office which aims to support young people, adults and employers, to develop the skills needed to progress into an apprenticeship or gain and […]

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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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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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