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.

  • Almost always voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Generally voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes

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Toby Perkins has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Army Recruitment 12 Sep 2016

    I welcome the Minister to his post. One big issue he is taking on is how to assist the Government to achieve the Conservative election manifesto pledge for the Army not to fall below 82,000. He has spoken a bit about recruitment, but does he also recognise the huge issue of retention in the British Army? Does he think that what he is saying recognises the scale of the challenge the Government...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Topical Questions 12 Sep 2016

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  • Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Topical Questions 12 Sep 2016

    Thank you; very kind. A few moments ago the Under-Secretary of State for Defence, the hon. Member for West Worcestershire (Harriett Baldwin) said that we were procuring more warships and aircraft than ever before. That is far removed from reality. In setting the record straight, can she confirm whether such information is part of the induction into the Ministry of Defence team, or did she...

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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
  • 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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 43 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Toby Perkins’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 92 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 68.15% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 3 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 108 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Toby Perkins’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 297 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Sep 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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