Abrahams, Debbie

Biography:

Debbie Abrahams elected as the Labour MP for Oldham East and Saddleworth in a 2011 by election, being reelected in 2019 with a majority of 1,503.

She previously served in the Shadow Cabinet under Jeremy Corbyn as Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, between 2016 and 2018.

Debbie was first elected in January 2011, and the 2015 general election has seen her increasing her majority to 6002. From June 2011 to March 2015 Debbie was a member of the Work & Pensions Select Committee, and asked for an indipendent inquiry into the Government’s punitive New Sanctions Regime. She also led, amongst others, the campaign “Be Fair – Pay on Time”, resulted in late payments to small businesses being included in the 2014 Small Business Bill.

Debbie is particularly interested in tackling inequalities: beside campaigning for a fairer society, she set up the Oldham Fairness Commission to guarantee a more equal system in her own constituency.

She is married with two daughters, her husband John Abrahams, was once captain of Lancashire County cricket team.

Constituency: Oldham East and Saddleworth

Constituency Address: Lord Chambers, 11 Church Lane, Oldham, OL1 3AN

Constituency Tel: 0161 6244248

Date of Birth: 15/9/1960

Email: abrahamsd@parliament.uk

Party: Labour

Personal Website: http://www.debbieabrahams.org.uk

Twitter: @Debbie_abrahams

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Debbie-Abrahams/1398645723703895

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