Category Archives: Local events

Teresa calls on Chancellor to Keep Pubs Afloat

Teresa has joined with representatives of the UK’s beer drinkers, pub goers, brewers and publicans to urge the Chancellor to keep pubs afloat in the Autumn Budget. Reviews of business rates across England mean many pubs are being hit with … Continue reading

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Summer Southeastern Closures

As you may know, this summer between 26 August and 2 September, there will be no Southeastern trains to or from Charing Cross, Waterloo East and London Bridge due to continued works as part of the Thameslink Programme. These works … Continue reading

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Important Rail Timetable Public Consultations

IMPORTANT RAIL TIMETABLE PUBLIC CONSULTATIONS There are currently two live public consultations about train timetables affecting our area from 2018 after the rebuild of London Bridge station is complete. I am responding to both consultations as your MP, but I … 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 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 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 supports fair pay in Living Wage Week

  This Living Wage Week, Teresa has pledged her support for the campaign to secure a real Living Wage. The Labour Party is committed to the Living Wage, and under the next Labour government everyone will earn enough to live … Continue reading

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Teresa welcomes new Thamesmead Planning Approval

    Teresa Pearce MP today welcomed the granting of planning permission for the development of new homes in South Thamesmead. Full permission has now been granted for the Housing Zone development by Peabody of 525 units of housing as … Continue reading

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Teresa welcomes new river crossings announcement

  Teresa has welcomed today’s announcement by the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, for new greener and more accessible river crossings connecting the East and South-East of London. The announcement will see new river crossings to benefit all road users … Continue reading

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Teresa supports campaign for every child to join local library Summer Reading Challenge 2016

  Teresa is supporting a campaign run by charity The Reading Agency to encourage all primary school children to take part in the annual Summer Reading Challenge – the UK’s largest reading for pleasure promotion. This year’s Summer Reading Challenge … Continue reading

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