Teresa Pearce

MP, Erith and Thamesmead

Erith and Thamesmead Labour

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How Teresa Pearce voted
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  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
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Teresa Pearce hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Cabinet Office: Youth Services Provision 19 Nov 2014

    The National Audit Office has said today in a report on local government funding cuts that the Government fail to monitor the impact of funding reductions on local services. The report into the exploitation of girls in Rotherham cited youth workers as repeatedly having raised serious concerns—they were often the only people to do so—which shows that youth workers are often the...
  • Public Bill Committee: Taxation of Pensions Bill: New Clause 3 - Pension flexibility: Treasury review 18 Nov 2014

    It is a pleasure, Mr Weir, to serve under your chairmanship. I want to make a few points in support of the new clause. I support the review because, although most of us would agree that the annuity market has not worked well for annuitants for a long time, we do not know what will happen. The important thing to recognise is that the decision is not like buying a mobile phone, where, if it...
  • Public Bill Committee: Taxation of Pensions Bill: New Clause 3 - Pension flexibility: Treasury review 18 Nov 2014

    I agree that financial education must start an awful lot earlier, although next April might be a bit too soon for some people. We need to ensure that people are saved from making bad decisions that they will live with for the rest of their lives. It is therefore perfectly reasonable to ask for a review. If the Minister thinks that a review is unnecessary, perhaps he has a better idea about...

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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
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Education
  • Health
  • Treasury
  • Remploy
  • Education Maintenance Allowance
  • Students: Finance
  • Employment Schemes
  • Social Security Benefits: Fraud

Currently held offices

  • Member, Treasury Committee
  • Member, Work and Pensions Committee

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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 7 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 70 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 69.51% 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") 36 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Nov 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)
4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by the party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: Unite the Union
(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) Donor status: trade union
(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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