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Government Benefit Cap Pushes 700 Local Children into ‘Deeper Poverty’

Debbie Abrahams, MP for Oldham East and Saddleworth, has highlighted new data – obtained by Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) – which reveals that 700 children in her constituency live in households that are adversely affected by the Government’s benefit cap. Debbie said: “This data, obtained via a freedom of information request by CPAG, reveals that […]

Oldham MP Calls for the Government to ‘Guarantee Our Essentials’

Oldham East and Saddleworth MP, Debbie Abrahams is calling on the Government to reform the Universal Credit system to ensure that everyone can afford essentials during the cost of living crisis. The MP, who is a member of the work and pensions select committee, said: “Losing your job, needing to care for a sick family […]

The Government has Again Refused to Back Energy Sector Windfall Tax

Conservative MPs who failed to back Labour’s calls for a windfall tax on oil and gas producers’ profits as inflation hits a 40 year high at 9% should be ashamed of themselves. Labour has called on the government to introduce a windfall tax 250 times since the start of the year, and there is widespread […]

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