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.
Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs
Consistently voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, in 2011
Consistently voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
0 votes for, 3 votes against, between 2013–2016
Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2016
Almost always voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
0 votes for, 14 votes against, 3 absences, between 2012–2014
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: 22 Feb 2017
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the Government's policy on child poverty.
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, for what reasons the number of children in relative low-income households increased between 2014-15 and 2015-16.
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, for what reasons pensioner poverty increased between 2014-15 and 2015-16.
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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
- 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: 10 Apr 2017.
2. (a) Support linked to an MP
but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
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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