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.
Consistently voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
0 votes for, 7 votes against, between 2010–2018
Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2013
Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2010
Consistently voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
1 vote for, 48 votes against, 5 absences, between 2014–2016
Voted for a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2010–2016
Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, between 2010–2017
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Last updated: 12 Sep 2018
To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, how many help to buy equity loans have been made since the start of that scheme; and of those loans what proportion were for leasehold properties.
My hon. Friend is being extremely generous in giving way. During the passage of the Bill, the Government said that they believed that withdrawing legal aid for family matters would increase mediation, but research shows a 56% decrease in mediation. The Law Society says that early advice from a solicitor was a significant source of referrals to mediation in family matters. I agree with that,...
In 2014, I wrote to Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs and the then Chancellor to ask how much tax was unpaid on letting income from private landlords. HMRC wrote back to me and said that it was £500 million, in its estimate, which is enough to build about 7,000 social homes. How much is that tax gap now?
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Labour MP for Erith and Thamesmead
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
Teresa Pearce campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Work and Pensions
- Innovation and Skills
- Department of Health
- Education Maintenance Allowance
- Students: Finance
- Employment Schemes
- Social Security Benefits: Fraud
Currently held offices
- Member, Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee (since 23 Jul 2018)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Women and Equalities Committee (4 Jun 2018 to 11 Jun 2018)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government and Shadow Minister for the Constitutional Convention (7 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
- 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 14 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Teresa Pearce’s speeches
- Has received answers to 9 written questions in the last year — below 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 74.22% 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 — 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") 86 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 29 Oct 2018.
1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Ipsos MORI
, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for opinion surveys:
16 January 2018
, payment of £200. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 25 January 2018)
5 July 2018
, payment of £200. Hours: 1 hr. Fee paid direct to charity. (Registered 18 July 2018)
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for opinion surveys:
10 January 2018, received £100. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 12 September 2018
14 March 2018
, received £75. Hours: 1 hr. Fee paid direct to charity. (Registered 12 September 2018)
16 April 2018
, received £75. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 12 September 2018)
23 July 2018, received £75. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 12 September 2018)
Independent member (unpaid) of the LINK
Consumer Council. (Registered 14 July 2017)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
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