Debbie Abrahams

MP, Oldham East and Saddleworth

Oldham East and Saddleworth Labour

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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 fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Almost always voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes

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

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Blue Badge Scheme 27 Jun 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what discretion is available to local authorities to grant blue badges to disabled people who are in receipt of the enhanced mobility rate of personal independence payment other than through the moving around criteria; and what steps he has taken to monitor local authorities in their exercise of that discretion.
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Blue Badge Scheme 27 Jun 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will commission an impact assessment of the potential effects of the provisions of his Department's Blue Badge Scheme Local Authority Guidance (England), published in October 2014, on people with autism, mental ill health and learning disabilities.
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Blue Badge Scheme 27 Jun 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate he has made of the number of local authorities that charge to issue blue badges to 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 Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (since 27 Jun 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) (18 Sep 2015 to 27 Jun 2016)
  • 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: 6 Jun 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
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 portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Joint ownership with my daughter of terraced house in Nottingham: (i).

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