Author Archives: Teresa Pearce MP

GOOD NEWS: Every Child A Lifesaver Campaign

On Friday 20 November 2015 my Private Members Bill “Every Child a Lifesaver” which would have ensured that all children were taught first aid in schools was talked out by some backbench MPs. Although I and the charities who had … Continue reading

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Teresa Pearce MP supports Summer reading campaign

Teresa Pearce is supporting The Mischief Makers: Summer Reading Challenge 2018 run by The Reading Agency charity, to encourage primary school children in Erith and Thamesmead to take part in this year’s Summer Reading Challenge. The challenge will launch across … Continue reading

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Teresa visits Conway Primary School for the Kickstart Money lesson

Teresa visited Conway Primary School in Plumstead to sit in on a class of children who are studying an award winning money skills programme. Teresa, joined the year 6 pupils  as they tackled everything from understanding the value of money, … Continue reading

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Teresa is supporting Clean Air Day

21st June is Clean Air Day.  Teresa met this week with Unicef and British Heart Foundation to discuss the issue of air quality. Air pollution is now the largest environmental risk factor linked to deaths in England, with the majority … Continue reading

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E.ON urges households to apply for free cavity wall and loft insulation before 30th June

As part of a national scheme to deliver the benefits of energy efficiency to households, E.ON Energy is offering free cavity wall and loft insulation to households in Erith and Thamesmead, regardless of whether the household uses E.ON as their … Continue reading

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Teresa backs call to revolutionise Parkinson’s care

Teresa has pledged to help overhaul local care for Parkinson’s after a report revealed a shocking lack of mental health support for the condition – despite anxiety and depression being amongst its most common symptoms. Attending the launch of the … Continue reading

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Teresa joins Alzheimer’s Society campaign to Fix Dementia Care

On the 23rd May 2018, Teresa joined over 90 other MPs at an Alzheimer’s Society event to launch their new report, Dementia – the true cost as part of their Fix Dementia Care campaign. Dementia is among the most complex … Continue reading

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Teresa backs scrapping prescriptions for long-term conditions

Teresa Pearce MP for Erith and Thamesmead has called for the scrapping of prescription charges for everyone in England with a long-term health condition. New independent economic analysis reveals that such a move could actually save the NHS millions and … Continue reading

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Teresa Pearce MP urges local people to enter film competition

Teresa Pearce MP wants filmmakers across Erith and Thamesmead to enter the prestigious FILM THE HOUSE Competition. Film the House is a competition run by MPs to find the best UK filmmakers of the future. It showcases the work of … Continue reading

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Free at last Mr Andargachew Tsege

A large number of constituents wrote to me in 2016 regarding the case of Andargachew Tsege, a British National, who has been detained for over four years on death row in Ethiopia. I am very pleased that Mr Tsege has … Continue reading

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