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Teresa Pearce MP backs joke competition for Primary Schools aimed at improving children’s communication skills

  Teresa Pearce MP is writing to local schools in Erith and Thamesmead to highlight Voice Box, an annual joke-telling competition designed by the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT) to build schoolchildren’s communication skills. Over 10% of children … Continue reading

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Teresa Pearce MP backs CLIC Sargents’ #CancerCosts campaign

Teresa Pearce, MP for Erith and Thamesmead is backing a petition calling on the government to create a Young Cancer Patient Travel Fund, so that families won’t have to worry about mounting travel costs during the treatment of their child. … Continue reading

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GOOD NEWS: Every Child A Lifesaver Campaign

On Friday 20 November 2015 my Private Members Bill “Every Child a Lifesaver” which would have ensured that all children were taught first aid in schools was talked out by some backbench MPs. Although I and the charities who had … Continue reading

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Free at last Mr Andargachew Tsege

A large number of constituents wrote to me in 2016 regarding the case of Andargachew Tsege, a British National, who has been detained for over four years on death row in Ethiopia. I am very pleased that Mr Tsege has … Continue reading

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Network Rail’s South East Route Strategic Plan for 2019-2024.

  I am concerned for the reliability of local rail services in the years ahead, given what Network Rail is saying in its latest strategy. https://cdn.networkrail.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/South-East-Route-Strategic-Plan.pdf As the body responsible for railway tracks, bridges, junctions and signalling, Network Rail is … Continue reading

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Teresa welcomes news that Bexleyheath Police Station will remain open

  Teresa Pearce MP has today welcomed the news that Bexleyheath Police Station is no longer being considered for closure. Following a substantial consultation with Londoners, today MOPAC have published the joint MOPAC/MPS Public Access Strategy. This can be found here. … 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 reminds constituents of £1 coin deadline

Teresa has today encouraged her constituents to check for and use any old £1 coins before they are phased out on the 15th October. On the 28th March the government introduced the new 12-sided £1 coin to reduce the cost … Continue reading

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Policing Consultation

Last week the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime and the Metropolitan Police Service published a Public Access and Engagement Strategy for consultation, which identifies some of the changes that may need to be made to ensure that our police … Continue reading

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