Debbie Abrahams

MP, Oldham East and Saddleworth

Oldham East and Saddleworth Labour

Debbie Abrahams’s voting in Parliament

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

This is a selection of Debbie Abrahams’s votes.

  • Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Consistently voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
  • Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Consistently voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Almost always voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes

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Debbie Abrahams has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

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Labour MP for Oldham East and Saddleworth

Entered the House of Commons on 14 January 2011 — Byelection

Topics of interest

  • Department of Health
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Health
  • Education
  • International Development
  • Vending Machines
  • Children: Maintenance
  • Kashmir
  • Universal Credit
  • Medical Records: Databases

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) (since 18 Sep 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Work and Pensions Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 26 Oct 2015)
  • Member, Work and Pensions Committee (27 Jun 2011 to 30 Mar 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 18 Apr 2016.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: UNISON North West
Address of donor: Arena Point, 1 Hunts Bank, Manchester M3 1UN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: printing of leaflets; value £1,812.98

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 21 May 2015)
Name of donor: UNISON
Address of donor: Arena Point, 1 Hunts Bank, Manchester M3 1UN

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: printing of newsletters, value £1,285

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 02 February 2016)
6. Land and property: (i) value over £100,000 (ii) rental income of over £10,000 a year
Joint ownership with my daughter of terraced house in Nottingham: (i).

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