Debbie Abrahams

Labour MP for Oldham East and Saddleworth


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.

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Recent appearances

  • Online Safety Bill: Clause 82 - General duties of OFCOM under section 3 of the Communications Act 12 Sep 2023

    I agree with the Minister that this is a groundbreaking Bill, but we must be clear that there are still gaps. Given what he is saying about the requirements for regulation of online social media companies and other platforms, how will he monitor, over a period of time, whether the measures that we have are as dynamic as they need to be to catch up with social media as it develops?
  • Justice: Violence against Women and Girls 12 Sep 2023

    What steps his Department is taking to reform the criminal justice system to help tackle violence against women and girls.
  • Justice: Violence against Women and Girls 12 Sep 2023

    The independent inquiry into child sexual abuse recognised the issues with the criminal justice system and said: “The length of time taken to investigate and prosecute child sexual abuse cases was…a matter of significant concern. Delay within the criminal justice system can add to the harm caused by sexual abuse”. The experience of a constituent I am helping suggests that is still the...

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Labour MP for Oldham East and Saddleworth

Entered the House of Commons on 14 January 2011 — Byelection

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Topics of interest

Debbie Abrahams campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Department of Health
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Health
  • Home Office
  • Universal Credit
  • Vending Machines
  • Personal Independence Payment
  • Children: Maintenance
  • Employment and Support Allowance

Currently held offices

  • Member, Draft Online Safety Bill (Joint Committee) (since 21 Jul 2021)
  • Member, Work and Pensions Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Energy Bill [HL] Committee (17 May 2023 to 22 May 2023)
  • Member, Ballot Secrecy Bill [HL] Committee ( 1 Mar 2023 to 7 Mar 2023)
  • Member, Child Support (Enforcement) Bill Committee (22 Feb 2023 to 1 Mar 2023)
  • Member, Public Service Pensions and Judicial Offices Bill [HL] Committee (19 Jan 2022 to 27 Jan 2022)
  • 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)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 18 Sep 2023.


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