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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 signs letter to the Home Secretary urging the Government to better support the health and wellbeing of young Asylum Seekers

  Teresa Pearce MP is one of the signatories on a letter delivered this week to the Home Secretary alongside Members of Parliament, civil society organisations and public figures, urging the Government to take concrete and immediate action to support … 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 welcomes London Mayor’s opposition to the proposal to build a new waste incineration plant in Belvedere

  Today the Mayor of London has made clear his opposition to the proposal from Cory Riverside Energy to build a second waste incineration plant on its site next to the River Thames in Belvedere. The proposed incinerator is called the … 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 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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MPs, Faith Leaders and Members from the Council come together to find solutions in the aftermath of Christchurch

It was a privilege to attend Greenwich Islamic Centre with Clive Efford MP this afternoon & speak to members of the Mosque, council leaders and community workers following the horrific events in New Zealand one week ago. We listened to … Continue reading

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Erith and Thamesmead MP Becomes A Teal Hero In Support of Women With Ovarian Cancer

Teresa Pearce MP has shown her super-powered support for women with ovarian cancer across Erith and Thamesmead at a special event hosted by the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Ovarian Cancer on 20 March. MPs were given the chance to … 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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