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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 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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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 appointed as Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government

  Teresa was yesterday appointed to serve as Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government. Speaking about her appointment as Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Teresa Pearce MP said: “I am delighted to take … 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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VIDEO: Teresa addresses Labour Party Conference on the Housing Crisis

  Teresa recently addressed the Labour Party Conference on the housing crisis. You can watch the video of her speech below.   You can find the text of Teresa’s speech here.

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