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.
Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
2 votes for, 1 vote against, 7 absences, 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
Consistently voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 11 votes against, between 2011–2016
Consistently voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
1 vote for, 7 votes against, between 2010–2016
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
2 votes for, 42 votes against, 10 absences, between 2014–2016
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Toby Perkins has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 19 Nov 2018
Recognition of fibromyalgia as a disability – Toby Perkins.
The Leader of the House says that the Attorney General answered with candour. Indeed, he did, when he said that “although the House says that I should disclose, I believe that the public interest compels me not to.”—[Official Report, 3 December 2018; Vol. 650, c. 564.] He made it clear that he was deliberately in contempt of Parliament.
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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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