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Teresa Pearce MP Encourages Local Charities in Erith and Thamesmead to Apply for up to £20,000 of Funding

        Erith and Thamesmead MP Teresa Pearce, is encouraging local charities and good causes to apply for over £3million of funding that has been raised by the players of People’s Postcode Lottery. Applications are open from 6 … Continue reading

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Teresa Pearce MP and Google, Visit Belvedere Junior School To Boost Student’s Online Safety

  Today, Teresa Pearce MP, joined forces with Google, Parent Zone and Belvedere Junior School, to learn how children can stay safe online, through the Be Internet Legends programme. Be Internet Legends is an educational programme aimed at 7 – … 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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Teresa Pearce MP supports ‘Dental Check by One’ campaign.

Teresa Pearce MP is supporting the “Dental Check by one” campaign which seeks to promote good dental habits for children and families across Erith and Thamesmead. In the UK, over 141 children per day, some just a year old, are … Continue reading

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Teresa Pearce MP backs campaign to end rough sleeping for good

  Teresa met with the housing charity St Mungo’s at the launch of their new report “Home for Good” she also met and spoke with Leo who is an ex client of St Mungo’s who explained how he had manged … Continue reading

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Teresa Pearce MP urges Government to implement childhood obesity plan without delay

Teresa Pearce MP has met with the Obesity Health Alliance, a coalition of over 40 leading charities, medical royal colleges and campaign groups to discuss childhood obesity. Currently, 22.6% of children in England start primary school with excess weight or … Continue reading

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Teresa welcomes “important milestone in the fight for step free access at Erith Station” FREE ACCESS AT ERITH STATION”

Erith and Thamesmead MP Teresa Pearce has welcomed the announcement by Southeastern and Network Rail that Erith is one of the 22 stations submitted to the Government for potential funding under the Access for All scheme. The Access for All … Continue reading

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Teresa Pearce MP welcomes NHS decision to help tens of thousands more people with type 1 diabetes

NHS England has announced that from April 2019 the Freestyle Libre flash glucose monitoring system will be made available across the Country. The monitoring system, works via a sensor attached to the skin, allowing people to check their blood sugar … 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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Government loan of £350 million to Mayor to get Crossrail back on track

  On 6 October the Rail Minister Joe Johnson issued a written Ministerial statement announcing a £350 million loan from Government to the Mayor of London to support efforts to complete the construction and testing of Crossrail as quickly as … Continue reading

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