Standing up for international human rights

On Monday 11th December, dozens of British Parliamentarians joined together in a call for peace as part of a ‘Parliamentarians for Peace’ campaign co-ordinated by Oldham East and Saddleworth MP Debbie Abrahams MP. The event, which marked the 75th anniversary of the UN General Assembly adopting the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, was addressed by […]

Action on Dementia

Debbie, who serves as Co-Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Dementia, has led an inquiry which found that over 50% of local authorities in England are falling short of the national dementia diagnosis target leaving hundreds of thousands without a vital dementia diagnosis. Ms Abrahams cared for her mother Angela, who had Alzheimer’s Disease, […]

Advocating for a new political culture

Oldham East and Saddleworth MP Debbie Abrahams has praised an announcement by Labour’s Shadow Business and Trade Secretary Jonathan Reynolds about helping to stop late payments to small businesses. Ms Abrahams has campaigned on this in Oldham and nationally for many years, winning her several business awards in the process. She launched her ‘Be Fair […]

Campaigning for a genuine safety net

Ms Abrahams, a member of the Work and Pensions Select Committee, co-ordinated a letter from eight senior politicians to Hunt urging him not to cut benefit payments in the Autumn Statement. The letter included four former Secretaries of State for Work and Pensions and the Metro Mayors representing the three biggest Northern city regions. The […]

Fighting Systemic Inequalities

The Work and Pensions Select Committee have launched an inquiry into safeguarding following the deaths of hundreds of social security claimants since 2019 and a long-standing campaign from Debbie Abrahams. The inquiry, which is currently ongoing, will focus on the responsibility of the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) in safeguarding vulnerable claimants. Debbie has […]

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