Category Archives: House of Commons

MP wears it pink for Breast Cancer Now Fundraiser

Teresa Pearce MP dresses in pink to support Breast Cancer Now’s flagship fundraiser wear it pink Wear it pink helps Breast Cancer Now fund vital breast cancer research and support   Teresa Pearce, MP for Erith and Thamesmead added a … Continue reading

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Teresa Pearce MP co-sponsors Eddie Hughes MP’s 10 Minute Rule Bill on Ground Rents (Leasehold Properties)

  Teresa Pearce has co-sponsored a Ten Minute Bill to regulate ground rents charged on Leasehold properties. The Bill was presented to Parliament on Tuesday 25 June by Eddie Hughes MP . The purpose of the Bill is to cap … Continue reading

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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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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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