Toby Perkins

MP, Chesterfield

Chesterfield Labour

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How Toby Perkins voted
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  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits 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 fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted very strongly against encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
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Toby Perkins hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • [Philip Davies in the Chair] — Business Investment (Outer-City Estates) 18 Dec 2014

    Just before the Minister moves on, I welcome what he said a moment ago. Does it reflect a slight softening of the Government’s approach to careers guidance that suggests that they now recognise its value on the ground and face to face? Is he saying that they recognise that that sort of careers guidance should happen, particularly in areas of greater deprivation and, if so, are we likely...
  • [Philip Davies in the Chair] — Business Investment (Outer-City Estates) 18 Dec 2014

    It is traditional at this point in a contribution to say what a pleasure it is to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Davies. It is always a pleasure to see you on the Back Benches as well. You are always keen to make contributions, some of which have been among my favourites and will no doubt find their way into my leaflets in April. I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Nottingham...
  • [Philip Davies in the Chair] — Business Investment (Outer-City Estates) 18 Dec 2014

    I do not think that it needs a great deal of pushing. My hon. Friend will be aware of the report produced by Lord Adonis, and the Labour party is enthusiastically pursuing many of its ideas, which would represent significant steps towards devolution. We recognise that whatever Government follow the next election will still be working in straitened economic times and tough decisions will still...

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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
  • Insolvency
  • Public Houses
  • Members: Correspondence
  • Business: Government Assistance
  • 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: 8 Dec 2014.

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

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