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Teresa Pearce raises the tax gap with the Prime Minister at PMQs

    Yesterday I asked about the tax gap at PMQs. In 2014 I wrote to HMRC and the then Chancellor to ask how much tax was unpaid on letting income from private landlords. In 2015 they wrote back to say it was approximately … 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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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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Update: Grenfell Tower

I have been contacted by many constituents following the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower, North Kensington last Wednesday.   Many who have contacted me live in tower blocks across the local area, and are concerned at the safety and security … Continue reading

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Teresa welcomes new Thamesmead Planning Approval

    Teresa Pearce MP today welcomed the granting of planning permission for the development of new homes in South Thamesmead. Full permission has now been granted for the Housing Zone development by Peabody of 525 units of housing as … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Teresa addresses Labour Party Conference on the Housing Crisis

  Teresa recently addressed the Labour Party Conference on the housing crisis. You can watch the video of her speech below.   You can find the text of Teresa’s speech here.

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Teresa responds to the Government’s decision to delay plans to privatise the Land Registry

  Teresa Pearce MP, Labour’s Shadow Housing and Planning Minister, responding to the Government’s decision to delay plans to privatise the Land Registry, said: “At last the government has seen sense and decided to think again about this senseless scheme … Continue reading

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Teresa comments on analysis of home ownership levels

  Teresa, Labour’s Shadow Housing and Planning Minister, commenting on analysis of home ownership levels by the Resolution Foundation, said: “This analysis is a damning indictment of the government’s failure to get to grips with the housing crisis.   Millions … Continue reading

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Teresa and Shelter urge constituents to make use of new housing tools

    Teresa Pearce MP today welcomed new online tools recently unveiled by housing charity Shelter on their website, shelter.org.uk. The tools offer advice, support and guidance for anybody considering applying for a discretionary housing payment or for anyone facing … Continue reading

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