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Joint Statement from the Members of Parliament for the Borough of Oldham

Oldham’s three MPs have released the following statement in response to the publication of the Oldham Independent Assurance Review:   “This is one of the most comprehensive safeguarding reviews undertaken and we welcome the recognition of the progress that was made in Oldham in shining a light on, disrupting and tackling child sexual exploitation and […]

MP meets transport chiefs to discuss access options at Greenfield station

I have met with transport chiefs and council leader Sean Fielding to look at potential options available to improve accessibility at Greenfield station.  As a long-term campaigner for improvements to accessibility at the station, I organised this productive meeting with Sean, Council Officers, Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) and Northern. We discussed the options to upgrade the access for […]

Debbie’s comments on Knowls Lane planning development

I met with some residents in the vicinity of Knowls Lane last Friday (12th July 2019) evening and many raised concerns about the Planning Committee meeting on 1st July, where a planning application for Knowls Lane was considered. I have seen some video clips of the committee hearing, but as I was in Parliament at […]

Debbie Abrahams MP: Official response to the revised draft GMSF

As the Member of Parliament for Oldham East and Saddleworth, I submitted my response to the revised draft Greater Manchester Spatial Framework (GMSF) consultation on Monday. Many constituents have been in touch with me sharing their comments and expressing their concerns about this. Whilst there are improvements to the GMSF, I share some of these […]

MP’s response to the draft GMSF

Debbie sets out how the GMSF will affect Oldham East and Saddleworth As you will be aware, the GMSF sets out the approach to housing and employment land across Greater Manchester for the next 20 years. Following an original proposal in 2016, the plan has now gone through a rewrite under the Greater Manchester Mayor, […]

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