Debbie Abrahams

MP, Oldham East and Saddleworth

Oldham East and Saddleworth Labour

Debbie Abrahams campaigned to remain in the European Union

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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.

  • Almost always voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Consistently voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs

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

Recent appearances

  • Leaving the Eu: the Rural Economy: DWP Policies and Low-income Households 17 Jan 2017

    The Minister paints such a rosy picture, yet the SNP spokesman, the hon. Member for Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey (Drew Hendry), gave examples of cases that he has experienced. I could also give examples, and I am sure that Government Members have examples of cases they have dealt with regarding the work capability assessment or other cuts. It is absolutely right that we debate...
  • Leaving the Eu: the Rural Economy: DWP Policies and Low-income Households 17 Jan 2017

    I am sorry but I will not; otherwise, people are going to miss out. [Interruption.] I am happy to take it outside, gentlemen. Most important for low-income families has been this Government’s slashing of the programme’s budgets, significantly undermining the principle that work will always pay under the scheme. Cuts to the work allowances of universal credit will mean that, on...
  • Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust — [Mr Gary Streeter in the Chair] 17 Jan 2017

    Given the Pennine trust’s current position and the staff shortfalls that the Minister has also mentioned, what additional funding support can he offer Pennine acute?

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Profile

Labour MP for Oldham East and Saddleworth

Entered the House of Commons on 14 January 2011 — Byelection

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Department of Health
  • Health
  • Education
  • International Development
  • Universal Credit
  • Vending Machines
  • Children: Maintenance
  • Kashmir
  • 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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Jan 2017.

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)
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 6 July 2016 to 29 December 2016; value £9,051.50. This is to support me in my Shadow front bench role.

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 11 August 2016; updated 17 October 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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