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.

  • Almost always voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Consistently voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes

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

Recent appearances

  • Defending Public Services 23 May 2016

    In that vein, I will try to be constructive, but I need to point out the current situation. I want to challenge the Government on their assertion that they will “deliver opportunity for all”, as the Prime Minister put it last Wednesday, or extend life chances for all. All the evidence indicates the contrary. We are one of the most unequal countries in the world and under this...
  • Business of the House 19 May 2016

    Last Thursday, after Parliament had been prorogued, the Government published the peer review reports on the deaths of 49 social security claimants who had died between 2012 and 2014—this was after Ministers had denied that they had any records on people whose deaths had been linked to the social security system. Given the gravity of this matter and given that this is the second time...
  • Debate on the Address: [1st Day] 18 May 2016

    Will the Prime Minister explain why he is going back on his promise to introduce a White Paper on supporting disabled people into employment, given that he has cut 1,500 a year from sick and disabled people?

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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: 16 May 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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