Christmas and New Year Office Opening Hours

Due to the festive break, my office will close from 22 December –  3 January. From 4th January, my team and I will be here to help you with any issue you may have.

I will be periodically checking my email and voicemail over Christmas and the New Year, so if you have a very urgent query you can contact me as below. All other correspondence will be dealt with on our return.

If you have a very urgent query, please email details to If you do not have access to emails, you can call & leave a voicemail regarding your urgent matter with details on 07494553005 or 07495995509.

All other enquiries will be dealt with when the office re-opens.

My team and I would like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a happy & healthy 2022!

Best wishes,

Debbie Abrahams MP

Oldham East & Saddleworth


Useful contacts/information for the festive period:

Government guidance for Christmas

Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council – Full information about Oldham Council closures and contact numbers can be found on the website.

Oldham Council Homelessness Advice Team: Outreach Service 0161 770 4605

Oldham Council Emergency 24 hour homelessness team: 0800 988 7061

Oldham Council Coronavirus helpline: 0161 770 7007

Social services (out of hours emergency only) –  0161 770 6936

Oldham Council First Response team – 0161 770 2222

Police General Switchboard (24 hours) – 101

Police emergencies (24 hours) – 999

Medical emergencies:  visit your local hospital or call 999

Non-urgent medical advice – 111

Gas (24 hour emergency helpline) – 0800 111 999

Electricity North West (24 hour emergency helpline) – 105

United Utilities website and details here.

Citizens Advice Bureau national phone service: 0800 144 8848

Greater Manchester Law Centre: 0161 769 2244

Oldham Foodbank: 0161 622 1061

Oldham Welfare Rights: 0161 770 6655

First Choice Homes Oldham:

  • Contact centre: 0161 393 7117
  • For heating issues, ring SURE group: 03333 212797
  • Emergency repairs: 0161 770 2222.
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