Toby’s speech in the Social Care debate where he spoke against Derbyshire County Council’s plans to close The Spinney in Brimington, the impact that 9 years of austerity has had on social care and why many Local Authorities are setting care companies up to provide inadequate care when they tender contracts.
I told the Housing Secretary that the Government have caused homelessness through their benefit cuts which meant that one bedroom flats are unaffordable to people on benefits. I hope he takes the action he hints at.
Toby Perkins’ speech in the Homelessness debate – 29/01/2020
Toby asks the Welfare Minister if the Government will pay housing element of Universal Credit to Landlords instead of claimants. The Minister’s response misses the point completely.
Toby’s speech during the debate about the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill
Toby Perkins is sworn in as the Member of Parliament for Chesterfield
Ross Kemp visited Chesterfield to show his support for Toby Perkins ahead of the General Election.
Jonathan Ashworth visits Chesterfield
Toby announces that up until the General Election he will be highlighting the things he has done for Chesterfield.
Toby’s intervention on the Prime Minister – 14/10/2019
Toby asks the First Secretary of State if he would confirm that domestic violence victims wouldn’t be denied crucial legislation being enacted by proroguing parliament.
Toby discusses plans to hold a meeting to gain information regarding local residents’ concerns about Hasland Hall Community School.
Toby spoke at the demonstration at DXC about potential job losses.
Toby’s question to the Prime Minister about the fact that schools, like Brampton Primary School, with higher numbers of SEN children face a funding penalty for their commitment.
Toby asks the Minister what he is able to tell us about the budding process and how many compliant bids there were for the East Midland rail service and what benefits constituent in Chesterfield will see when the service moves to Abellio trains.
Toby’sspeech in the Local Government and Social Care Funding debate where he highlighted the positive work that Chesterfield Borough Council have done despite a huge 43.2% cut to Government funding compared to a 12% cut to the Secretary of State’s Local Authority.
Toby also raised the difficulties that the Social Care industry is experiencing and said that the Government need to step up to the mark and convince us they are serious about the social care funding crisis.
Toby’s interventions where he raises the fact that the Government have cut 43% of Chesterfield’s Local Government grant but in Secretary of State’s area (Old Bexley & Sidcup) cuts are just 12%, asked the Secretary of State if he recognised that the dozens of care homes and domestic care.
Toby Perkins asks the Minister what the Government are doing to bring serious pressure on Iran, not only on Human Rights abuses in their own country but in the appalling role they play across the Middle East.
Toby recently visited Our Vision Our Future to discuss their recent grant of £239,356 from the National Lottery
Toby refers to the amazing commitment to the Labour Party of Charles Smith MBE who died at 98 recently, having been a member for 84 years.