Teresa Pearce

MP, Erith and Thamesmead

Erith and Thamesmead Labour

Teresa Pearce campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Teresa Pearce’s voting in Parliament

Teresa Pearce is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

This is a selection of Teresa Pearce’s votes.

  • Almost always voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Teresa Pearce’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Teresa Pearce’s full vote analysis page for more.

Teresa Pearce has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Casey Report 6 Dec 2016

    I thank the Chair of the Communities and Local Government Committee for asking this important urgent question. For too long as a country we have ignored these complex issues for fear of being seen as racist or as attacking cultural attitudes. Sadly, this approach has left a vacuum that has been exploited by those who exist to promote hatred. It is time that we recognised the problems and...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: Topical Questions 28 Nov 2016

    Changes to the local government pension scheme that recently came into effect were debated in a statutory instrument Committee last week. During the debate, the Minister indicated that EU directive 41/2003 does not apply to the LGPS, yet a letter I have here from his own Department says that it does. Will he confirm that the directive does apply and that it has been applied?
  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Home Care Services 23 Nov 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is taking to ensure that local authorities do not commission 15-minute homecare visits for personal care in the circumstances set out as not appropriate for such a length of visit in paragraph 4.101 of the Department of Health's Care and Support Statutory Guidance.

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Profile

Labour MP for Erith and Thamesmead

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Work and Pensions
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Department of Health
  • Education
  • Health
  • Remploy
  • Education Maintenance Allowance
  • Students: Finance
  • Employment Schemes
  • Social Security Benefits: Fraud

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government and Shadow Minister for the Constitutional Convention (since 7 Oct 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Housing) (18 Sep 2015 to 7 Oct 2016)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (7 Jul 2015 to 26 Oct 2015)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (14 Nov 2011 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Work and Pensions Committee (2 Nov 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 18 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Teresa Pearce’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 32 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 71.08% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — 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") 75 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 21 Nov 2016.

9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my partner, Paul O’Neil, as Constituency Office Manager.

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