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 for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2016
Consistently voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 11 votes against, between 2011–2016
Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
12 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2011–2016
Almost always voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
0 votes for, 10 votes against, 2 absences, between 2013–2016
Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2015–2016
Generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
3 votes for, 14 votes against, 8 absences, between 2010–2015
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Last updated: 19 Dec 2018
When Members secure a debate, they always worry about whether they will fill the time, so it is great that this has been one of those debates that could have filled twice as much time. It is hard to pick out any particular contributions, but what the hon. Member for Morley and Outwood (Andrea Jenkyns) said was particularly compelling and, as the Minister said, the contributions from my hon....
I beg to move, That this House has considered the recognition of fibromyalgia as a disability. It is a pleasure to open the debate and to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Bailey. I am delighted that so many hon. Members have come to support the raising of awareness of a crucial issue. I thank the Backbench Business Committee for selecting the topic for debate, particularly the hon. Member...
That is an excellent point, to which I shall return. One of the major problems that fibromyalgia sufferers experience is that it takes so long for their condition to be diagnosed. I shall talk more about what we can do to get earlier diagnosis and better understanding throughout general practice. Fibromyalgia sufferers experience many different kinds of symptoms. Often there is a heightened...
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Labour MP for Chesterfield
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
Toby Perkins campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Innovation and Skills
- Ministry of Defence
- Department of Health
- Department for Work and Pensions
- Work and Pensions
- Public Houses
- Members: Correspondence
- Personal Independence Payment
- Energy: Meters
Other offices held in the past
- Member, International Trade Committee (31 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
- 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, Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 2 Nov 2010)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 7 Jan 2019.
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK
Name of donor: William Hill
Address of donor: 50 Station Road, Wood Green, London N22 7TP
Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets to St Leger
at Doncaster and associated hospitality, with a value of £560
Date received: 14 September 2018
Date accepted: 14 September 2018
Donor status: company, registration 04212563
(Registered 01 November 2018)
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