Category Archives: House of Commons

Scientist from Erith and Thamesmead joins Teresa in parliament

Dr Simon Cork, a scientist from Erith, swapped the lab bench for the green benches when he joined Teresa Pearce MP in parliament last week. Teresa Pearce MP met with Dr Cork who works at Imperial College London as part … Continue reading

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Teresa Pearce meets with conservationist Bill Oddie to call for urgent ban on trophy hunting imports

  Teresa met last week with Bill Oddie to discuss the shocking new figures that show that nearly 400 hunting trophies from endangered animals have been imported into Britain in recent years. This includes almost 1 ton of elephant tusks. … Continue reading

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Teresa Pearce MP backs Bill to help make rented homes safer in Erith and Thamesmead

  Teresa Pearce MP is delighted to see Fitness for Human Habitation Bill get one step nearer to becoming law. Teresa was one of many MPs on hand to see the Bill safely through its Third Reading on Friday 26th … Continue reading

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Teresa Pearce raises harassment with the Prime Minister at PMQs

  Today I asked a question at Prime Minister Questiontime. After many months of trying to support my constituent through the proper channels, out of sheer frustration, I felt that I had to raise it on the floor of the … Continue reading

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Teresa calls for constituents affected by mesh implants to get in touch

Last week I was pleased to attend the Westminster Hall debate on “Surgical Mesh Implants,” secured by my colleague Emma Hardy MP. Surgical mesh implants are medical devices used by surgeons to treat pelvic organ prolapse and incontinence in women, conditions that … Continue reading

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Teresa calls on Chancellor to Keep Pubs Afloat

Teresa has joined with representatives of the UK’s beer drinkers, pub goers, brewers and publicans to urge the Chancellor to keep pubs afloat in the Autumn Budget. Reviews of business rates across England mean many pubs are being hit with … 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 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 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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