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Labour MP for Erith and Thamesmead
- Entered Parliament on 6 May 2010 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Teresa Pearce voted on key issues:
- Voted against automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Voted very strongly against encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Has never voted on replacing Trident. votes
- Voted moderately against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted very strongly against university tuition fees. votes
- Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year. votes
- Has never voted on Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Has never voted on more EU integration. votes
- Voted for a smoking ban. votes
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rights. votes
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- Never rebels against their party in this parliament.
Topics of interest
Asks most questions about
- Departments: Work and Pensions, Business, Innovation and Skills, Education, Health, Treasury
- Subjects (based on headings added by Hansard): Education Maintenance Allowance, Students: Finance, Employment Schemes, Social Security Benefits: Fraud, Epilepsy
(based on written questions asked by Teresa Pearce and answered by departments)
Public Bill Committees (sittings attended)
- Scrap Metal Dealers Bill Committee (1 out of 2)
- FINANCE (NO. 2) BILL Committee (4 out of 4)
- Disabled Persons' Parking Badges Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Pensions Bill Committee (8 out of 8)
- Financial Services Bill Committee (17 out of 18)
- Welfare Reform Bill Committee (22 out of 26)
- Public Bill Committee: Finance (No. 2) Bill: Clause 2 - Personal allowance for 2013-14 for those born after 5 April 1948 (23 Apr 2013)
“Does my hon. Friend agree that the reason it is particularly important for the group of pensioners whom we are discussing to have their policy reviewed is that they are the people who worked hard, saved hard and did the right thing? Such pensioners have already been adversely affected by two areas of policy, one of which is low interest rates while the other is the decimation of their...”
- Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Topical Questions (12 Mar 2013)
“Owing to the changes to child benefit for families with a higher-rate earner, as from 7 March, 370,000 parents have opted not to receive child benefit. Will the Chancellor say how many of those 370,000 parents are stay-at-home mums who will lose their national insurance credit to their state pension, which is linked to the receipt of child benefit? Were they advised before they made that...”
- Written Answers — Treasury: Child Benefit (11 Mar 2013)
“To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many higher rate taxpayers have instructed HM Revenue and Customs to stop child benefit payments since October 2012.”
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- Has spoken in 18 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 13 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has voted in 72.16% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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") 32 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 7 May 2013. More about the Register