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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.
Consistently voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
Consistently voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
Almost always voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
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Debbie Abrahams has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
This has been a thorough and important Opposition debate, with 21 contributions. I welcome the new Work and Pensions team and the conciliatory tone that the new Secretary of State took in his opening speech. I gently chide him, however, for saying that the Government have an exemplary record, because during the passage of the Welfare Reform and Work Bill last year, which the Minister for...
No, I am sorry—there have been so many opportunities for that. I am sure you will go straight to Hansard, Madam Deputy Speaker, to see exactly what those remarks were. I will move on to my substantive remarks. Many people have defined what supported housing provides, in terms of both accommodation schemes and support to very vulnerable people. It includes preventive services, services...
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether he has had discussions with the Equality and Human Rights Commission on its employment of disabled people.
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Labour MP for Oldham East and Saddleworth
Entered the House of Commons on 14 January 2011 — Byelection
Topics of interest
- Department of Health
- Department for Work and Pensions
- International Development
- Vending Machines
- Children: Maintenance
- Universal Credit
- 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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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 1 Aug 2016.
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
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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