Debbie Abrahams

Labour - Oldham East and Saddleworth


Select Committee Meeting
Wednesday 14th April 2021
09:15
Work and Pensions Committee - Oral evidence
Subject: Children in poverty: Measurement and targets
14 Apr 2021, 9:15 a.m.
At 9.30am: Oral evidence
Professor Paul Bywaters - Professor of Social Work at University of Huddersfield
Professor David Taylor-Robinson - Professor of Public Health and Policy at University of Liverpool
Yasmin Rehman - Chief Executive Officer at Juno Women’s Aid
At 10.30am: Oral evidence
Tom Lee - Senior Policy Analyst at Child Poverty Action Group
Rebecca Jacques - Policy Officer at Children’s Society
Charlotte McDonough - Policy Adviser at Save the Children
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Oral Question
Wednesday 14th April 2021
11:53
None
Topical Question No. 1
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
Select Committee Meeting
Wednesday 21st April 2021
09:15
Division Votes
Thursday 25th March 2021
Coronavirus
voted Aye - in line with the party majority
One of 176 Labour Aye votes vs 21 Labour No votes
Tally: Ayes - 484 Noes - 76
Speeches
Thursday 25th March 2021
Business of the House

The Leader of the House should be aware of the widespread concerns about the Government’s proposals for the NHS reorganisation …

Written Answers
Wednesday 24th March 2021
Cancer: Health Services
To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what data her Department (a) collects and (b) reports …
Early Day Motions
Monday 4th May 2020
Universal Credit, Maternity Allowance & SMP
That this House is deeply concerned by the different treatment of Maternity Allowance and Statutory Maternity Pay by the Department …
Bills
Tuesday 15th January 2019
Public Sector Supply Chains (Project Bank Accounts) Bill 2017-19
The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will …
MP Financial Interests
Monday 30th March 2020
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Government of Pakistan
Address of donor: High Commission of Pakistan, 35-36 Lowndes Square, London SW1X 9JN
Estimate …
EDM signed
Wednesday 24th March 2021
Reorganisation of the NHS and social care
That this House notes the Government has published a White Paper setting out proposals for a major reorganisation of the …

Division Voting information

During the current Parliamentary Session, Debbie Abrahams has voted in 181 divisions, and never against the majority of their Party.

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Significant Oldham East and Saddleworth Petitions

Current Signatures Final Signatures Title Petition Deadline
31,211
Petition Closed

We the British People Request a Public Inquiry into Grooming Gangs

Gov Responded - 5 Nov 2020 Debated on - 3 Feb 2021 View Debbie Abrahams's petition debate contributions
5 Feb 2021
closed 2 months ago

The Home Secretary said what happened to victims of child sexual exploitation gangs was “one of the biggest stains on our country’s conscience.” Last year local authorities identified 18,700 suspected victims of child sexual exploitation. We want an independent public inquiry into Grooming Gangs.

131,625
Petition Closed

Release the Home Office's Grooming Gang Review in full

Gov Responded - 19 May 2020 Debated on - 3 Feb 2021 View Debbie Abrahams's petition debate contributions
5 Sep 2020
closed 7 months, 1 week ago

The Government is refusing to release official research on the characteristics of grooming gangs, claiming it is not in the “public interest”.

We, the British public, demand the release of the official research on grooming gangs undertaken by the Government in full.

118,050
Petition Closed

Give parents the right to opt their child out of Relationship and Sex Education

Gov Responded - 9 Jan 2019 Debated on - 25 Feb 2019 View Debbie Abrahams's petition debate contributions
18 Jun 2019
closed 1 year, 9 months ago

We believe it is the parent’s fundamental right to teach their child RSE topics or to at least decide who teaches them and when and how they are taught. We want the right to opt our children out of RSE when it becomes mandatory in Sept 2020.

117,716
Petition Closed

Make fair transitional state pension arrangements for 1950’s women

Gov Responded - 27 Sep 2017 Debated on - 14 Dec 2017 View Debbie Abrahams's petition debate contributions
13 Mar 2018
closed 3 years ago

That this Government without delay recognises the need for a non-means tested bridging pension for women born on or after 6/4/1950 who are affected by the 1995 and 2011 Pension Acts and compensate those at risk of losing up to around £45,000, to also give proper notification for any future changes.


Most recent EDMs signed by Debbie Abrahams

Date Tabled Title Signatures
9 Mar 2021
Debbie Abrahams signed this EDM on Wednesday 24th March 2021

Reorganisation of the NHS and social care

Tabled by: Margaret Greenwood (Labour - Wirral West)
That this House notes the Government has published a White Paper setting out proposals for a major reorganisation of the delivery of health and social care in England; further notes that the Government plans to divide the NHS into local statutory Integrated Care Systems creating the potential for organisations which …
24 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Mar 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 23
Green Party: 1
22 Feb 2021
Debbie Abrahams signed this EDM as a sponsor on Tuesday 23rd March 2021

MOT tests and roadside air quality

Tabled by: Barry Sheerman (Labour (Co-op) - Huddersfield)
That this House recognises the challenge to public health caused by roadside air pollution, in particular, fine and ultra-fine combustion generated particles; urges the Government to look to how other countries mitigate harmful levels of air pollution that are prevalent on roads and highways for example the current Roadworthiness Directive …
7 signatures
(Most recent: 23 Mar 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 4
Independent: 2
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
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Commons initiatives

7 Urgent Questions tabled by Debbie Abrahams

Date Forum Title
4 Jul 2019 Commons Chamber Social Security Claimant Deaths
27 Feb 2019 Commons Chamber Jammu and Kashmir
4 Jun 2018 Commons Chamber Personal Independence Payments
22 Jan 2018 Commons Chamber Private Sector Pensions
15 Mar 2017 Commons Chamber Personal Independence Payments
14 Nov 2016 Commons Chamber Under-occupancy Charge
21 Jul 2015 Commons Chamber DWP Data

Debbie Abrahams has not been granted any Adjournment Debates in the current sitting

2 Bills introduced by Debbie Abrahams


The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. a Bill to require public authorities to pay certain suppliers using project bank accounts; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Tuesday 15th January 2019
(Read Debate)

A Bill to require listed companies, public bodies and voluntary agencies to report annually on the number and percentage of people they employ who have disabilities; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Wednesday 25th February 2015

Debbie Abrahams has not co-sponsored any Bills in the current parliamentary sitting


492 Written Questions

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Poverty: Coronavirus Social Security Benefits Access to Work Programme Social Security Benefits: Death Access to Work Programme Social Security Benefits: Coronavirus Disability: Coronavirus Social Security Benefits: Coronavirus Universal Credit: Coronavirus Social Security Benefits: Coronavirus Employment and Support Allowance: Coronavirus Universal Credit Personal Independence Payment Employment Support Allowance Income Support Jobseeker's Allowance Universal Credit Personal Independence Payment: Dementia Post Office Card Account Employment and Support Allowance Employment and Support Allowance Employment and Support Allowance Social Security Benefits: Disability Social Security Benefits: Disability Personal Independence Payment: Work Capability Assessment Christmas Bonus: Non-payment Social Security Benefits: Medical Examinations Christmas Bonus Social Security Benefits: Medical Examinations Universal Credit: Disability Social Security Benefits: Disability Universal Credit: Self-employed Universal Credit: Telephone Services Personal Independence Payment: Hearing Impairment Personal Independence Payment: Hearing Impairment Personal Independence Payment Universal Credit Personal Independence Payment Personal Independence Payment: Mental Health Personal Independence Payment Universal Credit: Disability Universal Credit Personal Independence Payment Immigrants: Caribbean Immigrants: Caribbean Immigrants: Caribbean Immigration: Windrush Generation Immigration: Windrush Generation Immigration: Windrush Generation Social Security Benefits: Hearing Impairment Immigrants: Commonwealth Immigrants: Commonwealth Employment Support Allowance: Disqualification Universal Credit Universal Credit Employment and Support Allowance: Disqualification Universal Credit: Disqualification Universal Credit: Disqualification Universal Credit Jobcentre Plus: Training Employment Support Allowance: Disqualification Universal Credit: Disqualification Employment and Support Allowance: Disqualification Universal Credit: Mental Illness Social Security Benefits: Disqualification Universal Credit Universal Credit: Disqualification State Retirement Pensions: British Nationals Abroad State Retirement Pensions: British Nationals Abroad Department for Work and Pensions: Staff Department for Work and Pensions: Staff Department for Work and Pensions: Working Hours Personal Independence Payment Department for Work and Pensions: Staff Department for Work and Pensions: Staff Department for Work and Pensions: Staff Work Capability Assessment Department for Work and Pensions: Contracts Department for Work and Pensions: Contracts Department for Work and Pensions: Contracts Universal Credit Universal Credit: Self-employed Personal Independence Payment: Mental Health Personal Independence Payment: Mental Health Personal Independence Payment: Mental health Personal Independence Payment: Mental Health Mesothelioma: Compensation Employment: Cancer Employment: Mental Illness Employment Employment and Support Allowance Employment and Support Allowance: Work Capability Assessment Employment and Support Allowance Department for Work and Pensions: Telephone Services Department for Work and Pensions: Telephone Services Department for Work and Pensions: Telephone Services Universal Credit: Telephone Services Universal Credit: Telephone Services Universal Credit: Telephone Services Department for Work and Pensions: Telephone Services Access to Work Programme Access to Work Programme Access to Work Programme Access to Work Programme Department for Work and Pensions: Telephone Services Department for Work and Pensions: Telephone Services State Retirement Pensions: Uprating Social Security Benefits Employment and Support Allowance Employment and Support Allowance Employment: Disability Employment and Support Allowance Personal Independence Payment Universal Credit Universal Credit Employment: Learning Disability Employment: Learning Disability Employment: Learning Disability Employment: Learning Disability Jobseeker's Allowance: Learning Disability Low Pay Social Security Benefits: Medical Examinations Universal Credit: Public Sector Social Security Benefits: Medical Examinations Universal Credit Social Security Benefits: Medical Examinations Social Security Benefits: Medical Examinations Social Security Benefits: Applications Universal Credit: Housing Universal Credit Universal Credit Universal Credit Children: Poverty Pensioners: Poverty Children: Poverty Department for Work and Pensions: Legal Costs Housing Benefit: Social Rented Housing Housing Benefit: Social Rented Housing Children: Maintenance Children: Maintenance Children: Maintenance Winter Fuel Payments Bereavement Benefits Jobcentres: Closures Flexible Support Fund Pensioners: Social Security Benefits Jobcentre Plus: Staff Employment and Support Allowance Disability: Employment Support for Mortgage Interest Fulfilling Potential Forum Disabilities Charities Consortium Universal Credit Universal Credit Department for Work and Pensions: Complaints Universal Credit Universal Credit Industrial Health and Safety Social Security Benefits Social Security Benefits Social Security Benefits: Lone Parents Children: Day Care Social Security Benefits: Lone Parents Social Security Benefits Vacancies: Internet Pensions: Fraud Pensions: Fraud UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Social Security Benefits State Retirement Pensions: Females State Retirement Pensions: Females Sahaviriya Steel Industries UK: Redcar Sahaviriya Steel Industries UK: Redcar Social Security Benefits Pension Funds: Disclosure of Information Pensions: Fees and Charges Universal Credit Universal Credit Attendance Allowance Local Government: Pensions Universal Credit Universal Credit Universal Credit Universal Credit Equality and Human Rights Commission: Recruitment Jobseeker's Allowance: Care Leavers Carer's Allowance: Strokes Care Leavers: Social Security Benefits Personal Independence Payment: Strokes Employment and Support Allowance: Strokes Strokes Personal Independence Payment Independent Living Fund: Research Access to Work Programme: Consultants Local Housing Allowance: Social Rented Housing Social Security Benefits: Disqualification Social Security Benefits: Disqualification Social Security Benefits: Disqualification Access to Work Programme Personal Independence Payment: Disability Aids Personal Independence Payment: Disability Aids Personal Independence Payment: Disability Aids Personal Independence Payment Personal Independence Payment: Disability Aids Social Security Benefits: Disqualification Social Security Benefits: Disability Children: Maintenance Children: Maintenance Children: Maintenance Children: Maintenance Independent Living Fund Housing Benefit: Supported Housing Local Housing Allowance: Supported Housing Universal Credit: Young People Universal Credit Universal Credit Universal Credit Universal Credit Work and Health Programme: Contracts Universal Credit Universal Credit Employment and Support Allowance: Severe Disability Premium Personal Independence Payment Personal Independence Payment Children: Maintenance Children: Maintenance Children: Maintenance Children: Maintenance Children: Maintenance Universal Credit: Oldham Employment and Support Allowance Social Security Benefits Work Capability Assessment Universal Credit Personal Independence Payment Reviews Reviews Reviews Social Security Benefits: Disqualification Children: Maintenance Children: Maintenance Children: Maintenance Children: Maintenance Industrial Health and Safety Social Security Benefits Pest Control Social Security Benefits: Disqualification None Cancer: Health Services Dementia: Drugs Care Homes: Visits Coronavirus: Vaccination Cancer: Medical Treatments Cancer: Medical Treatments Cancer: Medical Treatments Breast Cancer: Diagnosis Breast Cancer: Diagnosis Coronavirus: Vaccination Test and Trace Support Payment Health and Social Services: Quarantine Carers: Quarantine Carers: Quarantine Dementia: Health Services Dementia: Health Services Social Services: Expenditure Tranquillisers: Prescriptions Prescription Drugs: Rehabilitation Tranquillisers: Rehabilitation Tranquillisers: Prescriptions Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust: Staff Care Homes: Oldham NHS: Drugs Dementia: Health Services Restraint Equipment: Dementia Restraint Equipment: Dementia Breast Cancer: Nurses Breast Cancer Dementia Dementia Dementia Dementia: Care Homes Dementia Dementia: Community Care Dementia Palliative Care: Children Dental Services: Older People Dental Services: Older People Dental Health: Surveys Dementia: Training NHS: Industrial Health and Safety Health Professions General Practitioners: Finance General Practitioners: Insurance Health Services: Disability Health Services: Disability Strokes: Medical Treatments Strokes Strokes: Health Services Strokes Strokes Strokes Strokes Dementia Breast Cancer Breast Cancer Breast Cancer Breast Cancer Breast Cancer: Diagnosis Breast Cancer: Research Breast Cancer: Research Breast Cancer: Research Cancer: Drugs Contraceptives Maternity Services Cancer: Drugs Cancer: Drugs Cancer: Drugs Combined Authorities: Health Services General Practitioners: Working Hours NHS: Negligence Public Sector: Pay NHS: Re-employment NHS: Cost Effectiveness Health Services: Greater Manchester Dementia: Health Services Dementia Ministers: Training Drugs: Misuse Prescription Drugs NHS Trusts: Finance Public Health: Finance Patients: Safety Hospitals: Waiting Lists Nurses: Migrant Workers NHS: Fraud Homeopathy Astrology NHS: Temporary Employment NHS Foundation Trusts NHS Trusts: Mergers Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust NHS Trust Development Authority Nurses Bowel Cancer: Screening NHS: Private Sector NHS: Private Sector Nurses: Training Accident and Emergency Departments NHS Trusts NHS Trusts NHS: Private Sector NHS: Safety Radiotherapy Health: Screening Radiotherapy Buildings Air Travel Health Services: Private Sector Dementia Official Hospitality Temporary Employment World Health Assembly Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust Independent Inquiry Dementia Cancer General Practitioners NHS: Re-employment Ambulance Services: North West Ambulance Services: North West Ambulance Services: North West Palliative Care None Kashmir: Coronavirus Kashmir: Coronavirus Developing Countries: Coronavirus Migration and Peace: Overseas Aid Ukraine: Radicalism Ukraine: Radicalism Kashmir: Human Rights Kashmir: Human Rights Kashmir Kashmir Burma: Rohingya Burma: Politics and Government Kashmir Kashmir Iran Asylum: Employment Asylum: Employment Hate Crime: Disability Criminal Investigation: Manchester Arena British Nationality: Assessments British Nationality: Assessments Radicalism Radicalism Counter-terrorism Radicalism Radicalism Radicalism Counter-terrorism Counter-terrorism Self-employment Income Support Scheme Construction: VAT Employment Universal Credit Universal Credit Universal Credit Disability Landlords: Tax Allowances Revenue and Customs: Telephone Services Revenue and Customs: Telephone Services Revenue and Customs: Telephone Services Revenue and Customs: Telephone Services Taxation: Self-assessment Economic Growth