Category Archives: Local events

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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Teresa calls for artistic talent to celebrate Erith

Teresa formally launched the “Our Erith” exhibition today with a call to local artists, photographers and craft makers to prepare entries for the event in May this year. The “Our Erith” exhibition is being organised by Friends of Christ Church … Continue reading

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Teresa warns of Christmas transport disruption

  Teresa today warned constituents of forthcoming station closures for people travelling to London by rail over the Christmas period. Thameslink improvement works will be undertaken by Network Rail from the evening of 24 December 2015 until 4 January 2016, … Continue reading

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Teresa urges constituents to apply to attend the centenary commemoration of the Battle of the Somme

  Teresa today, on the 99th anniversary of the first day of the Battle of the Somme, has urged constituents to apply to attend the special centenary commemoration of the Battle of the Somme at the Thiepval Memorial in France. … Continue reading

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