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Erith and Thamesmead (House of Commons)
Ms Teresa Pearce MP (Labour)
Surgery: 315 Bexley Road
Surgery Tel: 01322 351 991
MP Since - 2010 Majority - 5,703 Born - 01/02/1955. 2 daughters, 1 grand daughter.
Education - St Thomas More School.
Previous Occupation - Senior Manager in PricewaterhouseCoopers Tax Investigations team (1999-2009).
Personal Overview - Held this safe Labour seat in 2010 in succession to John Austin who had won the constituency at its first electoral showing in 1997. She was selected for the Labour candidacy in the seat in May 2009 following allegations of electoral tampering in the selection process which led to a decision for a re-run. She is a long-term resident of the area and had her children educated at local schools. Prior to her election to Westminster she was a tax accountant for PriceWaterhouseCoopers.
Political History - MP Erith and Thamesmead (2010-). Member of the Work & Pensions Select Committee (2010-). Member of the Treasury Select Committee (2011-).
Characteristics - Her father died during her period as a PPC (Prospective Parliamentary Candidate) for the constituency. Member of the GMB Trade Union.
Business Tel: 020 7219 3000
Interests: Business & Finance,Family Issues,Education & Training,Health
- Treasury Committee (Member)
- Work & Pensions Committee (Member)
- All-Party Parliamentary Group on Cannabis and Children (Member)
- All-Party Parliamentary Crossrail Group (Member)
- All-Party Parliamentary Group on Dyslexia and Specific Learning Difficulties (Member)
- Epilepsy Group (Vice Chairman)
- All-Party Parliamentary Group on Financial Education for Young People (Vice Chairman)
- All-Party Parliamentary Group on the Freelance Sector (Member)
- All-Party Parliamentary Group on Infertility (Member)
- All-Party Parliamentary Group on International Corporate Responsibility: Business, Human Rights and the Environment (Secretary)
- Libraries Group (Member)
- All-Party Parliamentary Group on the River Thames (Member)
- All-Party Parliamentary Taxation Group (Member)
- All-Party Parliamentary Group for Underground Space (Member)
- All-Party Parliamentary Group on Working Poverty (Member)
- All-Party Parliamentary Group for Australia and New Zealand (Vice Chairman)
Greenwich and Lewisham (Greater London Authority)
Mr Len Duvall AM (Labour)
GLA Member Since - 2000 Majority - 38,037 Born - N/a.
Education - N/a.
Previous Occupation - Community & Development Worker.
Personal Overview - Very active in the regeneration of London, he has chaired several London based organisations and was a non-executive Director of the New Millennium Experience (responsible for the National Millennium exhibition 2000). He was notably awarded the OBE in 1998 for his contribution to London Local Government and the Thames Gateway and led the National Review of the Local Government Training Board. Within the Assembly he leads the Labour Group.
Political History - Councillor, Greenwich Borough Council (1990-2001), Council Leader (1992-2000). GLA Member for Greenwich & Lewisham (2000-). Former Member of the Culture, Sport & Tourism Committee. Chairman of the Appointments Committee (2000-02). Former Vice Chairman of the Budget Committee, Vice Chairman of the London Development Agency Board (2000-). Member of the Elections Review Committee (2007-08), Deputy Chairman (2008). Member of the Business Management and Appointments (Administration) Committee (2007-). Leader of the Labour Group in the Assembly and Chairman of the Greater London Labour Party. Chairman of the Metropolitan Police Authority. Member of the Confirmation Hearings Committee (2008-). Member of the Standards Committee (2008-). Deputy Chairman of the Economic Development, Culture, Sport and Tourism Committee (2009-10), Chairman (2010-11). Member of the Budget and Performance Committee (2011-). Deputy Chairman of the Economy, Culture and Sport Committee (2011-).
Other Information - Former member of the London Fire & Civil Defence Authority. Deputy Chairman of the Association of Local Government (ALG), Vice Chairman of the Local Government Information Unit (1994-96). Member of the Foundation of the Royal Naval College (responsible for important historic buildings in Greenwich). Chairman of the London Thames Gateway Partnership. Founder member of the New Local Government Network. Awarded the OBE (1998). Chairman of the London Health Commission (2002-08). Non Executive Director of Tilfen Land (a property Development Company). Board member of the Artillery Museums Trust. Consultant on behalf of Navigant Consulting.
All Party Groups - N/a.
Business Tel: 020 7983 4517
Interests: Economic Regeneration,Local Government
- Budget and Performance Committee (Member)
- Economy, Culture and Sport Committee (Vice Chairman)
- Time for Action Panel (Member)
- Business Management and Administration Committee (Member)
London (European Parliament)
Ms Marina Yannakoudakis MEP (Conservative)
MEP Since - 2009 Born - 16/04/1956. Married, 3 children.
Education - Brunel University, BSC in Government, Politics and Modern History. Open University, MA in Education.
Previous Occupation - Financial Director of a family business (pan-European).
Personal Overview - Elected to the European Parliament from third place on the London Conservative Party list. Has been involved running a small business for over 23 years with experience negotiating in in Europe on behalf of her UK clients. She has campaigned to reduce regulation on business, reducing EU waste and fraud and on the sensible managing of migration. She also has experience raising funds for charity, as a former Chair of the Mayor of Barnet's Charity Appeal 2005/06 raising money for the mental health charity MIND.
Political History - Councillor, London Borough of Barnet. Has been Deputy Chairman of Chipping Barnet Conservative Association. MEP London Region (2009-). Membe rof the Delegation to the EU-Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Joint Parliamentary Committee (2009-). Substitute member of the Delegation for relations with Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro and Kosovo (2009-). Member of the Women's Rights and Gender Equality Committee (2009-). Member of the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committee (2009-).
Other Information - School Governor. She was a Chairman of the Federation of Conservative Students at Brunel University and Chairperson for Communications on it's Student Union Executive. In her spare time she plays the saxophone and produces her own sculptures which she donates to charity.
Intergroups - N/a.
Interests: Business & Finance,Small Business,Local Government
- Environment, Public Health & Food Safety (Member)
- Women's Rights & Gender Equality (Member)
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