Category Archives: House of Commons

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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Teresa speaks at British Red Cross parliamentary event to help people save lives

Teresa spoke on Tuesday at a British Red Cross event promoting its ‘Don’t Stop at 999 Campaign.’ New research from the British Red Cross reveals that up to 59% of deaths from injury could potentially be prevented if the public … Continue reading

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Teresa to vote against air strikes in Syria

    As Member of Parliament for Erith and Thamesmead, I represent all of the people in my constituency, and I am grateful to everyone who has taken the time to contact me by email, twitter and in face to … Continue reading

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Teresa Pearce MP questions Health Secretary on 111 Hotline

Teresa recently questioned Jeremy Hunt, the Health Secretary on the poor service provided by the NHS 111 non-emergency hotline at Health Questions. Teresa asked: “A recent whistleblower revealed that the 111 helpline is in meltdown and at least two babies have died … Continue reading

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