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Toby Perkins MP: Privacy Notice and Policy following introduction of GDPR

Privacy Policy I am the MP for Chesterfield. As your MP, it is important that I and my office can keep in touch with constituents about my work, take up casework on their behalf and ask for views on local issues. As a Labour MP I also have access to other information which I or […]

Toby at the launch of the new Taskforce for Lung Health

New Taskforce for Lung Health launched with help of Chesterfield MP

A new Taskforce to help raise awareness of lung health and maintaining healthy lungs has received the backing of Chesterfield MP, Toby Perkins. The ‘Taskforce for Lung Health’ brings together 25 representatives from across the lung health sector including patients, voluntary sector, professional associations, primary and secondary healthcare. The aim of the Taskforce is to […]

Toby with Chesterfield resident, Craig Kennady

Westminster Commission calls for better protections for people with autism

A new report by the Westminster Commission on Autism has highlighted an increase in potentially harmful interventions and treatments for people with Autism. Toby Perkins, MP for Chesterfield, attended the launch of the new report and is calling for greater regulation to combat the problem. Toby said, “The Commission has been doing important work for […]

Toby, who became an Arthritis Champion in July 2017, at the launch of Arthritis UK's 'Ask Us' campaign

MP supports people living with arthritis in Chesterfield

Thousands of people in Chesterfield are living with arthritis and the town’s MP, Toby Perkins, is calling for a greater awareness of the impact it has on people’s lives. Toby attended the launch of Arthritis Research UK’s new ‘Ask Us’ campaign, which encourages those living with arthritis to reach out to the charity and ask […]

Toby with representatives from The Chesterfield Canal Trust

MP calls for more support for Chesterfield Canal Project

Ongoing progression of the impressive Chesterfield Canal Project was the subject of discussion on a visit to the Staveley basin site by Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins. The Chesterfield Canal currently runs for 46 miles and links Derbyshire with Nottinghamshire and South Yorkshire. Since 1989, 12 miles have been restored with 37 locks, 11 bridges and […]

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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MP banging the drum for growing Chesterfield firm

02 November 2017

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 […]

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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

02 November 2017

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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Lilly is currently doing work experience one afternoon a week in Toby's constituency office

GUEST BLOG: Lilly Beards, sixth form student at Brookfield Community School, gives her views on the ‘Votes at 16’ campaign

01 November 2017

On Friday November 3rd, Labour MP Jim McMahon will introduce his Private Members’ Bill – aiming to lower voting age in UK elections and referendums to 16 – into Parliament. I’ve been a follower of the Votes At 16 campaign since 2014, when voting age was lowered for the Scottish independence referendum. Surveys and interviews […]

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Toby joined several other MPs and stars of the GB Paralympics Wheelchair Basketball Team to play a game as part of World Polio Day

‘One Last Push’ could help eradicate polio forever

30 October 2017

MPs from all parties, including Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins, took part in a wheelchair basketball game on World Polio Day to support the ‘One Last Push’ campaign to eradicate polio. The teams were made up of MPs, polio survivors and some of the Team GB Paralympic team. Toby said, “I was pleased to see the […]

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“The Government are failing working families in the East Midlands” warns Chesterfield MP

“The Government are failing working families in the East Midlands” warns Chesterfield MP

30 October 2017

New figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that East Midlands’ workers are still £45 a week worse off than they were before the financial crash, which Toby Perkins MP argues is indicative of the way working families in the East Midlands are being failed by the Government. Toby said, “working people […]

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Toby with Spire Junior School pupils and governor, Cllr Keith Miles, earlier this year

Chesterfield schools set to lose out in Government funding changes

23 October 2017

The Government’s plans for a new National Funding Formula (NFF) for schools will see a real terms funding cut for 34 out of the 38 schools and academies in Chesterfield, warns Toby Perkins MP. A report from The National Education Union (NEU) has shown that the average pupil in Chesterfield will see their funding cut […]

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MP welcomes exciting plans for new retirement accommodation in Chesterfield

12 October 2017

Exciting plans for new retirement apartments in Chesterfield were welcomed by local MP, Toby Perkins, when he visited the public exhibition of the proposed development. The proposals for the site of the former headquarters of North East Derbyshire District Council off Saltergate would create 64 apartments over four storeys, landscaped gardens with tailored community facilities […]

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Toby at the Charities Aid Foundation’s ‘soft power station’ at Labour Party Conference

Chesterfield visits ‘soft power station’ to boost charitable giving

11 October 2017

Toby Perkins, Member of Parliament for Chesterfield, attended the Charities Aid Foundation’s ‘soft power station’ at the Labour Party Conference recently to discuss the role that the UK’s soft power can have in improving communities across the world. Toby said, “It was really interesting to meet with Charities Aid Foundation staff and hear their ideas […]

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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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