Toby Perkins

MP, Chesterfield

Chesterfield Labour

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How Toby Perkins voted
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  • Voted very strongly against university tuition fees Source
  • Voted moderately against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted moderately against increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted moderately against reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
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Toby Perkins hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House: Iraq: Coalition Against ISIL 26 Sep 2014

    I congratulate my right hon. Friend and the Prime Minister on what has been said so far today. It is vital for the sense to be felt that the entire House is behind our troops when they are out performing in this way. My right hon. Friend has spoken powerfully about the fact that this is not a war on Islam, and we are all very conscious of the scars that remain from the past. Will he say a...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Pubs 11 Sep 2014

    The Opposition very much welcome the news that the Government are bringing forward a new pubs code in the small business Bill—we would, because we have asked for it on three occasions, and the Secretary of State has voted against it. He will know that there is concern that the appeals mechanism gives tenants the opportunity to have a “Here’s what you could’ve...
  • Written Answers — Home Department: Domestic Violence 8 Sep 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if she will bring forward legislative proposals to ensure that all victims of domestic violence are given equal protection irrespective of gender or sexual orientation.

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Labour MP for Chesterfield

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Work and Pensions
  • Education
  • Health
  • Treasury
  • Public Houses
  • Insolvency
  • Business: Government Assistance
  • Members: Correspondence
  • Directors: Disqualification

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Education) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
  • Member, Communities and Local Government Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 2 Nov 2010)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Oct 2014.

9. Shareholdings
Sole shareholder in Club Rugby; sports goods electronic retailer. (Updated 23 April 2012)

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