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.

  • Consistently voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Consistently voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability 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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Toby Perkins has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Community Pharmacy in 2016-17 and Beyond 20 Oct 2016

    It is interesting that the Minister keeps referring to the evils of major chains, because it is impossible to listen to his statement and not realise that he is talking about supporting big pharmacies. Smaller pharmacies, which do not have such a wide patient base and do not offer such a wide range of services, will suffer. Does he acknowledge that small pharmacies will close as a result of...
  • Liberation of Mosul 18 Oct 2016

    The Secretary of State is absolutely right to stress that this is an Iraqi-led campaign but our armed forces are there because it will make a material difference to our own safety here. On that basis, what can he do, and what can we all do, to ensure that people in this country realise that we are engaged in this campaign not because it is a war against Islam but because it is a war that is...
  • Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse: Community Pharmacies 17 Oct 2016

    It really is possible that the centre-ground in British politics is changing. Here we have a Conservative Minister coming to the Chamber to say, “I’m going to put hundreds of small firms out of business, but don’t worry; I’m going to get them all working for the Government.” It is absolutely bizarre, and the Minister is now trying to convince us by saying,...

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Labour MP for Chesterfield

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


Topics of interest

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

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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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 17 Oct 2016.

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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