How Teresa Pearce voted
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Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
Voted strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
Voted very strongly against university tuition fees Source
Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Source
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Teresa Pearce hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate his Department has made of how many people will claim jobseeker's allowance as a result of no longer being able to claim the employment and support allowance (ESA) assessment rate when applying for ESA after being found fit for work.
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate his Department has made of savings to the public purse from preventing claimants being paid the employment and support allowance (ESA) assessment rate if they have been found fit for work and then reapply for ESA.
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people who have been found fit for work following a work capability assessment have reapplied for employment and support allowance within (a) 12, (b) 24 and (c) 36 months.
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Labour MP for Erith and Thamesmead
Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
- Work and Pensions
- Innovation and Skills
- Education Maintenance Allowance
- Students: Finance
- Employment Schemes
- Social Security Benefits: Fraud
Currently held offices
- Member, Treasury Committee
- Member, Work and Pensions Committee
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 6 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 75 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 69.40% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well below average amongst MPs.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 38 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 8 Dec 2014.
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
£2,500 was paid to a charity based in my constituency
in return for my work as Senior Independent Member of the Link ATM
Scheme Consumer Council. Address of payer: The Link Scheme, 4 Cardale Park, Beckwith Head Road, Harrogate HG3 1RV. Hours: 14 hrs from August to December 2013. (Registered 8 November 2013)
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by the party to the Electoral Commission
(a) Address of donor: Unite House, 128 Theobalds Road, London WC1X 8TN
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000
(a) (Registered 14 April 2014)
8. Land and Property
Part share of a house in Uzes, Gard France. (until November 2012)
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