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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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Teresa has joined forces with leading safety charity, Electrical Safety First, to help protect constituents in their home

I recently attended Electrical Safety First’s recent reception to find out more about how I can help my constituents stay electrically safe at home – especially now, as winter has arrived and older people in particular, are at greater risk … Continue reading

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Teresa calls on FA to fill empty seats at England matches with free tickets for schools

  Teresa has signed a letter calling on the Football Association to fill empty seats at England matches with free tickets for schoolchildren. The letter, signed by a cross-party group of 128 MPs was drafted by Shadow Sports Minister, Dr … Continue reading

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Teresa poses in pink at Westminster to support Breast Cancer Now’s vital research

  Teresa has dressed in pink to lend her support to Breast Cancer Now’s flagship fundraiser, wear it pink, which will see thousands of people across the UK adding a splash of pink to their outfits on Friday 20 October … Continue reading

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Teresa welcomes TfL announcement on new bus safety measures

Teresa has today welcomed a new Transport for London announcement on bus safety measures. Transport for London has announced plans to test new safety technology on London buses. The full TfL press release announcing the measures can be found by … Continue reading

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Teresa pledges to help end the ‘cold homes crisis’ in Erith and Thamesmead

  Teresa is supporting charity National Energy Action’s Fuel Poverty Awareness Day by pledging to do more to ‘tackle cold homes’. Fuel Poverty Awareness Day is a national campaign to highlight the problem of fuel poverty, which currently sees over … Continue reading

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Teresa raises awareness of new funding pot for local charities

  Teresa has said that 2017 could be the year for local charities to help get a special project off the ground by applying for a share of a £6 million funding pot, raised by players of People’s Postcode Lottery. The … Continue reading

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