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A selection of Teresa Pearce’s votes
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Consistently voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
1 vote for, 48 votes against, 5 absences, between 2014–2016.
Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2013.
Consistently voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
0 votes for, 3 votes against, in 2011.
Almost always voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
3 votes for, 18 votes against, 5 absences, between 2010–2019.
Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, between 2010–2017.
Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2010.
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.
I would like to thank my fantastic family, my friends and my staff, who are amazing, as well as all the people I have worked with here and in the constituency, but most of all I would like to thank my husband, who nine years ago put his life, dreams and ambitions on hold so that I could follow mine. When you come into this place, it is the strangest thing. The first thing I did was to look...
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how much funding was provided by his Department through the Deeds of Amendment signed with London and South Eastern Railway Ltd in (a) December 2016 and (b) September 2017.
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many and what proportion of people in Erith and Thamesmead constituency have (a) opted out after being auto-enrolled into a workplace pension and (b) saved more than the auto-enrolment minimum contribution.
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Former Labour MP for Erith and Thamesmead
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for 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
- Employment Schemes
- Students: Finance
- Illegal Immigrants: Greater London
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee (23 Jul 2018 to 6 Nov 2019)
- 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
Future MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 5 Nov 2019.
1. Employment and earnings
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT, for opinion surveys. All fees donated to charity:
9 May 2018, received £80. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 11 December 2018)
13 June 2018, received £70. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 11 December 2018)
1 October 2018, received £60. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 11 December 2018)
7 December 2018, received £100. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 11 December 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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