Author Archives: Teresa Pearce MP

Teresa Pearce MP co-sponsors Eddie Hughes MP’s 10 Minute Rule Bill on Ground Rents (Leasehold Properties)

  Teresa Pearce has co-sponsored a Ten Minute Bill to regulate ground rents charged on Leasehold properties. The Bill was presented to Parliament on Tuesday 25 June by Eddie Hughes MP . The purpose of the Bill is to cap … Continue reading

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Teresa meets Guide dogs to support their campaign

Teresa Pearce MP says, “No one should be turned away because of their assistance dog”             Teresa is supporting the charity Guide Dogs campaign to tackle discrimination against guide dog owners. Last week, more than … Continue reading

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Teresa Pearce MP signs letter to the Home Secretary urging the Government to better support the health and wellbeing of young Asylum Seekers

  Teresa Pearce MP is one of the signatories on a letter delivered this week to the Home Secretary alongside Members of Parliament, civil society organisations and public figures, urging the Government to take concrete and immediate action to support … Continue reading

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PRESSURE FROM TERESA PEARCE MP GETS RESULT

Today Southeastern announced that it has finally seen sense and is introducing Delay Repay for 15 minute delays. This comes after many local MP’s pressured the Rail Minister during a debate on 6 March. One of the points Teresa raised … Continue reading

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Teresa Pearce MP supports Erith and Thamesmead campaign for every child to join local library and share a love of reading

Teresa Pearce MP is supporting a campaign run by charity The Reading Agency to encourage all primary school children to take part in this year’s Summer Reading Challenge. The Challenge launches across England and Wales on Saturday 13 July 2019. … Continue reading

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Teresa Pearce MP welcomes London Mayor’s opposition to the proposal to build a new waste incineration plant in Belvedere

  Today the Mayor of London has made clear his opposition to the proposal from Cory Riverside Energy to build a second waste incineration plant on its site next to the River Thames in Belvedere. The proposed incinerator is called the … Continue reading

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Teresa Pearce MP backs Women’s Institute and Friends of the Earth campaign to tackle plastic pollution

Teresa Pearce MP has lent her support to a campaign by the National Federation of Women’s Institutes (NFWI) and Friends of the Earth to dramatically reduce plastic pollution and the amount of plastic we use. Teresa is supporting the Plastic … Continue reading

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Teresa Pearce MP pledges her support for Shelter’s #EndDSSDiscrimination

Teresa Pearce MP met with Shelter to lend her support to their #EndDSSDiscrimination campaign. According to a YouGov survey of almost 4.000 private renters, one in three renters receiving housing benefit haven’t been able to rent a home due to … Continue reading

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Teresa Pearce MP attends event on free personal care for older people

  Teresa Pearce MP attended a drop-in event in Parliament this week to discuss the social care crisis with members of the public and to learn about the ground-breaking evidence from the older people’s charity Independent Age, on the benefits … Continue reading

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Teresa pressed the Secretary of State to continue funding the Troubled Families Programme

In the Chamber yesterday Teresa pressed the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, The RT Hon James Brokenshire MP, on the need to continue funding the Troubled Families Programme after its scheduled end date next year.   … Continue reading

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