Toby Perkins

MP, Chesterfield

Chesterfield Labour

Toby Perkins campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Toby Perkins’s voting in Parliament

Toby Perkins is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

This is a selection of Toby Perkins’s votes.

  • Generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Almost always voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Generally voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • NHS and Social Care Funding 11 Jan 2017

    This is a vital issue, and I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Leicester South (Jonathan Ashworth) on bringing it before the House. The pressures on our national health service have a multitude of causes. Many of them are societal: whoever was in power would be dealing with an ageing population, limited financial resources and global competition for skills. However, many aspects of...
  • NHS and Social Care Funding 11 Jan 2017

    I am grateful to the right hon. Gentleman for giving way, but his comments about local government are ludicrous. The cuts that local government faced were far greater than those to any Government Department. The Government cannot introduce that level of cuts and then say to local government, “You have to decide what you cut.” Of course that was going to lead to social care cuts.
  • NHS and Social Care Funding 11 Jan 2017

    The hon. Lady is right to say that we have an ageing population but that is predictable. Does she think it is also significant that in 2008 the UK was spending about the same as all the major EU nations, whereas the OECD now says that we are spending considerably less than most of the other major nations? Is that not actually causing this problem?

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Labour MP for Chesterfield

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Department of Health
  • Work and Pensions
  • Education
  • Insolvency
  • Public Houses
  • Members: Correspondence
  • Property Searches
  • Business: Government Assistance

Currently held offices

  • Member, International Trade Committee (since 31 Oct 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Defence) (18 Sep 2015 to 27 Jun 2016)
  • Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (7 Oct 2011 to 18 Sep 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Education) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Communities and Local Government Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 2 Nov 2010)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Jan 2017.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: William Hill PLC
Address of donor: Greenside House, 50 Station Road, Wood Green, London N22 7T

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets plus hospitality, at the FA Cup Final tie at Wembley Stadium, with an estimated total value of £500

Date received: 21 May 2016

Date accepted: 21 May 2016

Donor status: company, registration 04212563

(Registered 08 June 2016)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Sole shareholder in Club Rugby; sports goods electronic retailer. (Updated 23 April 2012)

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