Debbie Abrahams

Former MP, Oldham East and Saddleworth

Oldham East and Saddleworth Labour

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  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Details
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Details
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Details
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Details
  • Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Details
  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Details

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Debbie Abrahams hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Former Labour MP for Oldham East and Saddleworth

Entered House of Commons on 14 January 2011 — Byelection

Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Department of Health
  • Education
  • International Development
  • Treasury
  • Vending Machines
  • Medical Records: Databases
  • Kashmir
  • Developing Countries: Health Services
  • Radicalism

Other offices held in the past

  • 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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  • Has spoken in 87 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 77 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 67.41% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 49 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 101 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by the party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: UNISON
(a) Address of donor: Arena Point, 1 Hunts Bank, Manchester M3 1UN
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: paid for printing of newsletters (£1,471.72) and outcards (£311.22); total £1,782.94
(a) Donor status: trade union
(a) (Registered 11 March 2015)
8. Land and Property
Joint ownership with my daughter of terraced house in Nottingham

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