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Toby Perkins

Labour - Chesterfield

Shadow Minister (Education)

(since April 2020)

Department Event
Monday 26th April 2021
Department for Education
Oral questions - Main Chamber
26 Apr 2021, 2:30 p.m.
Education (including Topical Questions)
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Division Votes
Thursday 25th March 2021
Coronavirus
voted Aye - in line with the party majority
One of 176 Labour Aye votes vs 21 Labour No votes
Tally: Ayes - 484 Noes - 76
Speeches
Tuesday 23rd March 2021
Education After Covid-19

That is very kind; I appreciate it. It is a great pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Ms Rees—even more, …

Written Answers
Thursday 4th March 2021
Sri Lanka: Tamils
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what assessment his Department has made of the …
Early Day Motions
Tuesday 3rd March 2020
Six Nations Rugby broadcasting rights
"In line 6 to leave out the word "particularly"."
Bills
Wednesday 22nd May 2019
Unauthorised Encampments Bill 2017-19
The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will …
Tweets
Saturday 10th April 2021
17:48
MP Financial Interests
Monday 10th February 2020
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Weightron Bilanciai Ltd
Address of donor: Titan Works, Bridge Way, Chesterfield S41 9QJ
Amount of donation or …
EDM signed
Monday 16th November 2020
Falkland Islands mine-free declaration
That this House recognises the Falkland Islands will officially be declared mine-free on November 14 2020, fulfilling the UK's commitment …

Division Voting information

During the current Parliamentary Session, Toby Perkins has voted in 192 divisions, and 1 time against the majority of their Party.

20 Dec 2019 - European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill - View Vote Context
Toby Perkins voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 6 Labour Aye votes vs 162 Labour No votes
Tally: Ayes - 358 Noes - 234
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Debate information

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Significant Chesterfield Petitions

Highest Chesterfield signature proportion
Status Signatures Title
Most Chesterfield signatures
Status Signatures Title
Open 11 of 59,624 (0.02%) Grant an urgent Amnesty to Undocumented Migrants living in the UK
Gov Responded - 18 Mar 2021
Current Signatures Final Signatures Title Petition Deadline
72,241
Petition Closed

Increase college funding to sustainable levels - all students deserve equality!

Gov Responded - 25 Feb 2019 Debated on - 21 Jan 2019 View Mr Toby Perkins's petition debate contributions
10 Apr 2019
closed 2 years ago

We call on the Government to urgently increase college funding to sustainable levels, including immediate parity with recently announced increases to schools funding. This will give all students a fair chance, give college staff fair pay and provide the high-quality skills the country needs.

307,897
Petition Closed

Ban the sale of fireworks to the public. Displays for licenced venues only.

Gov Responded - 21 Nov 2018 Debated on - 26 Nov 2018 View Mr Toby Perkins's petition debate contributions
30 Apr 2019
closed 1 year, 11 months ago

Every year fireworks are set off unnecessarily.
Fireworks are a nuisance to the public. They scare animals, young children and people with a phobia.
They injure thousands of people every year.
They cause damage to buildings, vehicles,emergancy vehicles etc.
Lastly Kids are STILL being sold them.


Most recent EDMs signed by Toby Perkins

Date Tabled Title Signatures
4 Nov 2020
Toby Perkins signed this EDM on Monday 16th November 2020

Falkland Islands mine-free declaration

Tabled by: Andrew Rosindell (Conservative - Romford)
That this House recognises the Falkland Islands will officially be declared mine-free on November 14 2020, fulfilling the UK's commitment of its clearance obligation under the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention; notes that with this declaration the entire UK and her Overseas Territories will be mine-free; pays tribute to the members …
20 signatures
(Most recent: 30 Nov 2020)
Signatures by party:
Conservative: 8
Labour: 5
Scottish National Party: 3
Democratic Unionist Party: 3
Liberal Democrat: 1
4 Jun 2020
Toby Perkins signed this EDM on Monday 20th July 2020

Legal Aid and Advice

Tabled by: David Lammy (Labour - Tottenham)
That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that the Civil Legal Aid (Remuneration) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2020 (S.I., 2020, No. 515), dated 15 May 2020, a copy of which was laid before this House on 18 May 2020, be annulled.
138 signatures
(Most recent: 11 Feb 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 115
Liberal Democrat: 9
Scottish National Party: 5
Plaid Cymru: 3
Independent: 2
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 2
Green Party: 1
Alba Party: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
Alliance: 1
View All Toby Perkins's signed Early Day Motions

Commons initiatives

Toby Perkins has not been granted any Urgent Questions in the current sitting

Toby Perkins has not been granted any Adjournment Debates in the current sitting

1 Bill introduced by Toby Perkins


The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to make it a criminal offence to demand money to vacate an unauthorised encampment; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Wednesday 22nd May 2019
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Toby Perkins has not co-sponsored any Bills in the current parliamentary sitting


522 Written Questions

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Coronavirus: Chesterfield Coronavirus: Chesterfield Department of Health and Social Care: Written Questions Department of Health and Social Care: Written Questions Prescriptions: Delivery Services Coronavirus Coronavirus: Disease Control Mental Health Services: Hospital Beds Mental Health Services: Hospital Beds Mental Health Services: Hospital Beds Eating Disorders: Mental Health Services Eating Disorders: Mental Health Services Abortion Healthy Start Scheme Prescriptions: Fees and Charges Asthma: Prescriptions Mental Health Services: Veterans Non-ionizing Radiation Health Services: Disadvantaged Health Services: Disadvantaged General Practitioners: Insurance General Practitioners: Insurance Hospitals: Admissions Skin Cancer: Sunbeds East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust Mental Health Services: Children and Young People Lyme Disease Lyme Disease Lyme Disease In Vitro Fertilisation Bereavement Counselling: Perinatal Mortality Bereavement Counselling: Perinatal Mortality Medical Records Pain Palliative Care Brain: Tumours Coeliac Disease Meningitis: Vaccination Mental Health Services Prescriptions: Fees and Charges Stem Cells: Research Doctors: Conditions of Employment Doctors: Conditions of Employment Doctors: Conditions of Employment Palliative Care Palliative Care Mental Health Services: Expenditure Mental Health Services: Finance Professional Organisations: Health Services Health and Care Professions Council: Fees and Charges Health and Care Professions Council: Fees and Charges Buildings Nurses: Migrant Workers Prescriptions: Fees and Charges Patients: Travel NHS: Finance Prescriptions Prescriptions Gastrointestinal Cancer: Drugs Nursing and Midwifery Council Health Services Dialysis Machines Dialysis Machines Malnutrition Dental Services Lung Cancer In Vitro Fertilisation General Practitioners Lung Cancer In Vitro Fertilisation Primodos Primodos General Dental Council Ministry of Defence: Apprentices War Widows: War Pensions Armed Forces: Recruitment Armed Forces: Expenditure Army: Expenditure Veterans Veterans Armed Forces: Finance Destroyers and Frigates: Deployment Army: Recruitment Air Force: Recruitment Members: Correspondence Navy: Recruitment Army Army Army: Recruitment Army: Resignations Army: Training Army: Training Army: Training Warships: Shipbuilding Type 26 Frigates Army Annington Homes Type 45 Destroyers Russia: Territorial Waters Armed Forces: Pensions Ministry of Defence: Finance Armed Forces: Pensions Armed Forces Compensation Scheme Type 45 Destroyers War Widows: Pensions Type 45 Destroyers Type 45 Destroyers Syria: Military Intervention Ministry of Defence: Staff Iraq: Islamic State Armoured Fighting Vehicles Armoured Fighting Vehicles Armed Forces Maritime Patrol Aircraft Army: Reserve Forces Army: Reserve Forces Maritime Patrol Aircraft Armed Forces Armed Forces: Baltic States Navy: Baltic Sea Russia Iraq Historic Allegations Team Rolls-Royce Marine Power Operations Rolls-Royce Marine Power Operations Trident Submarines Navy: Deployment Navy Single Source Regulations Office Single Source Regulations Office Military Aircraft Wessex Helicopters Tornado Aircraft Defence Equipment European Fighter Aircraft Air Force: Canada Defence Equipment Type 26 Frigates None Further Education: Ethnic Groups Further Education Commissioner: Staff Further Education Commissioner: Managers Further Education: Coronavirus Further Education: Coronavirus Apprentices: Assessments Apprentices: Assessments Apprentices: Assessments Department for Education: Apprentices Apprentices: Recruitment Apprentices: Recruitment Apprentices Apprentices Apprentices Remote Education: ICT Remote Education: ICT Remote Education: ICT Apprentices: Assessments Apprentices: Assessments Union Learning Fund Unionlearn Union Learning Fund Apprentices Apprentices Apprentices Further Education: Expenditure Further Education: Finance Pupil Premium: Care Leavers Care Leavers: Employment Schemes Further Education: Insolvency Apprentices Sign Language: Education Schools: Asbestos Special Guardianship Orders Special Guardianship Orders Adoption Children: Social Services Children: Social Services Special Educational Needs Special Educational Needs: Derbyshire Pre-school Education: Hearing Impairment Further Education: Loans Open University: Cuba Further Education: East Midlands Children's Centres: Closures Schools: Admissions Children's Centres Children's Centres Teachers: Working Conditions Schools: Asbestos Schools: Asbestos Schools: Inspections Department for Work and Pensions: Apprentices Universal Credit Universal Credit Universal Credit Universal Credit Employment: Arthritis Personal Independence Payment: Appeals Universal Credit: Appeals Social Security Benefits Funeral Payments Funerals: Costs Funeral Payments Personal Independence Payment: Autism Personal Independence Payment: Autism Personal Independence Payment: Autism Support for Mortgage Interest Support for Mortgage Interest Personal Independence Payment: Complaints Personal Independence Payment Personal Independence Payment Employment and Support Allowance: Supported Housing Employment and Support Allowance: Supported Housing Personal Independence Payment Atos Healthcare: Complaints Personal Independence Payment: Appeals Winter Fuel Payments Children: Maintenance Children: Maintenance Personal Independence Payment Personal Independence Payment Apprentices: Learning Disability MAXIMUS Health and Human Services MAXIMUS Health and Human Services MAXIMUS Health and Human Services MAXIMUS Health and Human Services Incapacity Benefit: Appeals Employment Schemes: Veterans Employment and Support Allowance: Cancer Housing Benefit: Young People Occupational Pensions Occupational Pensions Occupational Pensions Jobseeker's Allowance: Disqualification None None None None Inland Waterways: Chesterfield Flood Control: River Hipper and River Rother Alcoholic Drinks: Exports Floods: House Insurance Floods: House Insurance Gun Sports: Licensing Food: Plastics Charitable Donations: Plastic Bags Charitable Donations: Plastic Bags Smoke and Chimney Gases: Health Hazards Wood-burning Stoves: Air Pollution Squirrels: Conservation Animal Welfare Neonicotinoids Animal Welfare: Trapping Poultry: Animal Welfare Public Footpaths: Coastal Areas Seals: Conservation Animal Welfare: Convictions National Parks Nature Conservation: Cybercrime Dairy Farming Dairy Farming Nature Conservation Livestock Odour Pollution Fuels: Pollution Control Fuels: Pollution Control None