Category Archives: Press Notices

Teresa Pearce MP drops in on Habinteg to call for more accessible housing

                                                  (L-R Andrew Gibson – Habinteg Vice Chair, Sheron Carter- Habinteg Chief Executive, Sam Renke – … Continue reading

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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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Teresa visits Conway Primary School for the Kickstart Money lesson

Teresa visited Conway Primary School in Plumstead to sit in on a class of children who are studying an award winning money skills programme. Teresa, joined the year 6 pupils  as they tackled everything from understanding the value of money, … Continue reading

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Teresa is supporting Clean Air Day

21st June is Clean Air Day.  Teresa met this week with Unicef and British Heart Foundation to discuss the issue of air quality. Air pollution is now the largest environmental risk factor linked to deaths in England, with the majority … Continue reading

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Teresa backs call to revolutionise Parkinson’s care

Teresa has pledged to help overhaul local care for Parkinson’s after a report revealed a shocking lack of mental health support for the condition – despite anxiety and depression being amongst its most common symptoms. Attending the launch of the … Continue reading

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Teresa joins Alzheimer’s Society campaign to Fix Dementia Care

On the 23rd May 2018, Teresa joined over 90 other MPs at an Alzheimer’s Society event to launch their new report, Dementia – the true cost as part of their Fix Dementia Care campaign. Dementia is among the most complex … Continue reading

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Teresa backs scrapping prescriptions for long-term conditions

Teresa Pearce MP for Erith and Thamesmead has called for the scrapping of prescription charges for everyone in England with a long-term health condition. New independent economic analysis reveals that such a move could actually save the NHS millions and … Continue reading

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Teresa Pearce MP urges local people to enter film competition

Teresa Pearce MP wants filmmakers across Erith and Thamesmead to enter the prestigious FILM THE HOUSE Competition. Film the House is a competition run by MPs to find the best UK filmmakers of the future. It showcases the work of … Continue reading

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