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
0 votes for, 5 votes against, 2 absences, between 2011–2019
Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs
Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2013
Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2016
Consistently voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
0 votes for, 3 votes against, between 2013–2016
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
0 votes for, 43 votes against, 10 absences, between 2012–2016
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Last updated: 5 Feb 2019
The Minister has rightly paid tribute to the hundreds of thousands of volunteers—long may they continue, and I pay tribute to the volunteers in my own constituency—but does she think it right that voluntary organisations, including charities such as the Trussell Trust and other food banks, are in effect replacing statutory services, although they are not equipped in the same way as a...
I will be brief. My hon. Friend the Member for Rhondda (Chris Bryant) has tabled an excellent amendment, which I support. We know that the system is broken. What we are doing is replacing it with an even worse system. Just to acknowledge how broken the system is, the Alzheimer’s Society’s national dementia helpline receives over 100 calls a month about the Mental Capacity Act, which is...
It is absolutely clear that the EU will not reopen negotiations to discuss the draft withdrawal agreement on the backstop, or on any other of the issues. It is profoundly disappointing that the Prime Minister is pretending otherwise. It is also clear, as the right hon. and learned Member for Beaconsfield (Mr Grieve) and others have said, that we are running out of time, that the economy is...
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Labour MP for Oldham East and Saddleworth
Entered the House of Commons on 14 January 2011 — Byelection
Topics of interest
Debbie Abrahams campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Department for Work and Pensions
- Department of Health
- International Development
- Universal Credit
- Vending Machines
- Children: Maintenance
- Personal Independence Payment
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (27 Jun 2016 to 11 Mar 2018)
- 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: 4 Feb 2019.
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: 130 Euston Road, London NW1 2AY
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Secondment, via the Labour Party
, of a researcher for 2 days a week from 7 April 2017 to 9 March 2018; value £17,378.88. This was to support me in my shadow front bench
Donor status: trade union
(Registered 05 July 2017; updated 29 August 2018)
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