Category Archives: House of Commons

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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Erith and Thamesmead MP Teresa Pearce calls for Southeastern Trains to immediately offer compensation for train delays in excess of 15 minutes

  In a Westminister Hall debate today about rail services in south east London, Teresa Pearce MP said the delay in awarding a new franchise for the Southeastern Network was denying passengers better compensation for delayed and cancelled trains.  Under … Continue reading

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Teresa Pearce MP raises Home Office service standards at Home Office Question Time

  The question in full:   The Home Office has a service standard to deal with indefinite leave to remain applications of six months, unless they are complex, when there is no timescale at all. Reviewing my casework, I noticed … Continue reading

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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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