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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 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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Teresa Pearce MP Raises the Plight of Children within the EU Settlement Scheme

  Yesterday, during Home Office Questions, Teresa Pearce asked the Minister of State for Immigration, Caroline Noakes MP, two questions. In the first instance, Teresa Pearce MP asked what steps the Home Secretary is taking to ensure that Local Authorities settle the … Continue reading

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MPs, Faith Leaders and Members from the Council come together to find solutions in the aftermath of Christchurch

It was a privilege to attend Greenwich Islamic Centre with Clive Efford MP this afternoon & speak to members of the Mosque, council leaders and community workers following the horrific events in New Zealand one week ago. We listened to … Continue reading

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Teresa Pearce MP and Peabody welcome the Google Digital Garage Bus To Thamesmead

Teresa Pearce MP for Erith & Thamesmead is delighted to be working with Peabody to bring The Google Digital Garage Bus tour to Thamesmead, providing free digital skills training and great opportunities for residents and local business owners. The Digital … Continue reading

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Teresa Pearce MP and Google, Visit Belvedere Junior School To Boost Student’s Online Safety

  Today, Teresa Pearce MP, joined forces with Google, Parent Zone and Belvedere Junior School, to learn how children can stay safe online, through the Be Internet Legends programme. Be Internet Legends is an educational programme aimed at 7 – … Continue reading

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Teresa Pearce MP attends the First Waves: Exploring the Impact of the Race Relations Legislation in the UK exhibition

Earlier this week, Teresa Pearce MP attended the First Waves: Exploring the Impact of the Race Relations Legislation in the UK, exhibition in Westminster Hall. In 2017 artist Scarlett Crawford was appointed by the Speaker’s Committee for Works of Art … Continue reading

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