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 fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted very strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
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Teresa Pearce hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • [Sir Roger Gale in the Chair] — Personal Independence Payments 21 Jan 2015

    It is a privilege to have this debate under your chairmanship, Sir Roger. I am pleased to see other Members here today to discuss such an important issue. I will try to keep the length of my speech to a minimum since I have several questions that I would like the Minister to respond to. I will start by reflecting on what a personal independence payment is and what it is meant to do. The...
  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment and Support Allowance 10 Dec 2014

    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.

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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

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 72 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 69.57% 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 16–17 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") 39 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Jan 2015.

8. Land and Property
Part share of a house in Uzes, Gard France. (until November 2012)

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