Author Archives: Teresa Pearce MP

Update: Grenfell Tower

I have been contacted by many constituents following the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower, North Kensington last Wednesday.   Many who have contacted me live in tower blocks across the local area, and are concerned at the safety and security … Continue reading

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Teresa re-elected with increased majority

  Teresa was re-elected as the Member of Parliament for Erith and Thamesmead with an increased majority and vote share at the General Election on Thursday 8th June 2017. Speaking about the result, Teresa said: “I am delighted and honoured … Continue reading

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Teresa Slams Flawed Rail Franchise Consultation

Teresa has today slammed the flawed Department for Transport consultation on the future of the South East Rail Franchise. The public consultation document – ‘Shaping the Future – March 2017’ sets out the existing service, the challenges facing the South … Continue reading

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Teresa pledges to help end the ‘cold homes crisis’ in Erith and Thamesmead

  Teresa is supporting charity National Energy Action’s Fuel Poverty Awareness Day by pledging to do more to ‘tackle cold homes’. Fuel Poverty Awareness Day is a national campaign to highlight the problem of fuel poverty, which currently sees over … Continue reading

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Teresa urges constituency groups to apply for National Lottery First World War Centenary money

  Teresa has today urged local community groups to apply for Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) money available for projects exploring the First World War during the current Centenary commemorations. At present, no groups from the Erith and Thamesmead Constituency have … Continue reading

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Teresa raises awareness of new funding pot for local charities

  Teresa has said that 2017 could be the year for local charities to help get a special project off the ground by applying for a share of a £6 million funding pot, raised by players of People’s Postcode Lottery. The … Continue reading

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Teresa calls for clarity over future of Abbey Wood Post Office

Teresa has today called for further clarity over the future of Abbey Wood Post Office. The Post Office has announced that 37 Crown Post Offices are earmarked for closure or franchising, with a total of 300 staff and 127 financial … Continue reading

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Teresa responds to the Transport Secretary’s announcement that TfL will not take over Southeastern services from 2018

Teresa has today criticised the Government’s announcement that Transport for London will not take over Southeastern services from 2018. Speaking about the announcement, Teresa said: “I am bitterly disappointed by this announcement, which is a slap in the face to … Continue reading

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Teresa raises awareness of the dangers of counterfeit electrical goods

Teresa today welcomed research by the charity Electrical Safety First which raises awareness of the dangers of counterfeit electrical goods. Research by leading safety charity Electrical Safety First found that 1 in 6 consumers in the UK have bought a fake … Continue reading

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Teresa joins call for Pension Credit to be extended to WASPI women

  Teresa today welcomed Labour proposals to help end the plight of the tens of thousands of women abandoned to live in poverty by the Tory Government’s changes to their state pension age. The Government’s changes have affected 2.6 million … Continue reading

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