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
3 votes for, 14 votes against, 8 absences, between 2010–2015
Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes
18 votes for, 11 votes against, 22 absences, between 2010–2017
Generally voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
0 votes for, 13 votes against, 4 absences, between 2012–2014
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 fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
1 vote for, 7 votes against, between 2010–2016
Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2013
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Last updated: 11 Sep 2017
To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether he has had discussions with the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport on steps to reduce the number of plastic bags posted unsolicited into letterboxes by charities.
To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what estimate he has made of the number of unused plastic bags that end up in landfill that have been posted through letterboxes by the charity sector.
To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what discussions she has had with the charity sector on the practice of posting plastic bags through people's letterboxes.
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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
- Work and Pensions
- Public Houses
- Members: Correspondence
- Energy: Meters
- Property Searches
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, 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: 11 Sep 2017.
2. (a) Support linked to an MP
but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Reg Race
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000
Donor status: individual
(Registered 06 July 2017
Name of donor: National Council
for Resistance in Iran
Address of donor: 83 Victoria Street, London SW1H 0HW
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): train fare, accommodation, meals and transport with an approx value of £800
Destination of visit: Paris
Dates of visit: 1-2 July 2017
Purpose of visit: attending a conference on human rights.
(Registered 06 July 2017)
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