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Crossrail Report

Today the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee has slammed the Department for Transport and Crossrail for their parts in the costly delay to complete the flagship Crossrail project. A report by the respected committee has found that the fixation … Continue reading

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MORE LIFT MISERY AT ABBEY WOOD STATION

  The new lifts at Abbey Wood station will be out of action for major repairs from Tuesday, 26 March, until mid-June 2019. While rail services will run normally, step-free access will be affected in the following way: • From … Continue reading

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Teresa Pearce MP Supports Bill to Prevent Future Bus Tragedies

Teresa Pearce MP Supports Bill to Prevent Future Bus Tragedies On Wednesday 13th February Teresa supported a Parliamentary Bill that seeks to limit the driving hours worked by bus drivers on local routes, to prevent bus crashes caused through driver … 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 Summer reading campaign

Teresa Pearce is supporting The Mischief Makers: Summer Reading Challenge 2018 run by The Reading Agency charity, to encourage primary school children in Erith and Thamesmead to take part in this year’s Summer Reading Challenge. The challenge will launch across … Continue reading

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E.ON urges households to apply for free cavity wall and loft insulation before 30th June

As part of a national scheme to deliver the benefits of energy efficiency to households, E.ON Energy is offering free cavity wall and loft insulation to households in Erith and Thamesmead, regardless of whether the household uses E.ON as their … 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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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 calls on Bexley Council to offer more support for deaf children

Teresa Pearce has called upon Bexley Council to help more than 200 deaf children living in the borough. Bexley is one of 54% of councils in England which is not funding radio aids which help deaf children in the early … Continue reading

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Teresa Pearce MP joins up to fight the fakes

Teresa has joined forces with Electrical Safety First to raise awareness of risks in the home caused by fake electronic goods sold online. The Charity’s research has found that 3 out of 5 fake electricals are bought online, and a … Continue reading

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