In the News

This page will keep you up to date with media coverage about the work that I have been doing in Parliament as well as in Oldham East and Saddleworth.

You will also be able to find links to articles that I have written and which have been published in both on-line and print media.  It will be updated as more items are published.

The articles are linked to the Oldham Chronicle, the Oldham Advertiser, Oldham Times, Saddleworth News, Saddleworth Independent or numerous national news outlets. Where there are no links, the title of the article is included with a note alongside it.

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November 2014

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July 2014

  • Debbie calls for Gaza cease fire (Oldham Evening Chronicle, Wednesday, 30 July 2014  – no link available)
  • Risking the summer fun (Oldham Evening Chronicle, Monday, 28 July, 2014  – no link available)
  • MP launches summer school (Oldham Evening Chronicle, Monday, 28 July, 2014 – no link available)
  • Buckley: Council is ‘panicking’
  • OMBC adjust their sites re Saddleworth School
  • Debbie Abrahams MP welcomes EFA’s movement on Saddleworth School plans
  • Fresh twist in school site saga (Oldham Chronicle, Tuesday, 22 July, 2014 – no link available)
  • Villagers braced for road chaos (Oldham Evening Chronicle, Friday July 15, 2014 – no link available)
  • MP bids to boosts small businesses (Oldham Evening Chronicle, Friday July 15, 2014 – no link available)
  • MP in call for Gaza ceasefire (Oldham Evening Chronicle, Thursday, July 17, 2014
  • MP responds to Palestine concerns
  • Hundreds gather for war centenary (Oldham Evening Chronicle, Monday, July 14, 2014

June 2014

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April 2014

  • MP calls for benefits sanctions inquiry (Oldham Evening Chronicle, Thursday, April 17, 2014 – no link available. Read background to the story here and here)
  • DWP target mental health claimants for ESA sanctions
  • MP hits out at benefit reform (Oldham Evening Chronicle, Friday, April 11, 2014 – no link available. Read background to the article here)
  • Abrahams backs call for ‘bedroom tax’ changes
  • Crisis hitting social care requires a bold response — MP (Oldham Evening Chronicle, Tuesday, April 1, 2014 – no link available)
  • Fairness fight wins professor’s backing (Oldham Evening Chronicle, Monday, April 7, 2014 – no link available. Read about the work of the Oldham Fairness Commission here)

March 2014

  • Dementia brought out in the open (Oldham Evening Chronicle, Friday, March 28, 2014 – no link available. Read the background to the story here)
  • You can bank on Oldhamers in times of crisis (Oldham Evening Chronicle, Oldham Evening Chronicle, Tuesday, March 25, 2014 – no link available see here for a background to the story.
  • George Osborne and David Cameron ‘completely out of touch’ on Budget 2014, says Oldham East MP
  • Report backs MP over benefits ‘spin’ claims (Oldham Evening Chronicle, Thursday, March 20, 2014 – no link available. See here for a background to the story)
  • Budget doesn’t wash Foodbank extends (Oldham Evening Chronicle, Thursday, March 20, 2014 – no link available)
  • Debbie’s challenge on abused women (Oldham Evening Chronicle, Friday March 14, 2014 – no link available)
  • Faiths become knitted together (Oldham Evening Chronicle, Tuesday, March 11, 2014 – no link available)
  • Women who dare to inspire others (Oldham Evening Chronicle, Monday March 10, 2014 – no link available. See here for a background to the story)
  • Shops sign up to back dementia campaign (Oldham Evening Chronicle, Wednesday March 5, 2014 – no link available)
  • Understanding dementia effects (Oldham Evening Chronicle, Tuesday March 4, 2014 – no link available. See here for a background to the story)
  • Forum to mark women’s success (Oldham Evening Chronicle, Monday, March 3, 2014 – no link available)

February 2014

  • Bishops are right to attack cuts, MP (Oldham Evening Chronicle, Friday, February 21, 2014 – no link available)
  • MP in benefits debate (Oldham Evening Chronicle, Wednesday, February 19, 2014 – no link available. See here for a background to the story)
  • DWP stands firm on benefits sanctions (Oldham Evening Chronicle, Tuesday, February 4, 2014.  See here for a background to the story)

January 2014

  • Heart-Attack Victim In Cash-Axe Shock: Benefits bombshell (Oldham Evening Chronicle, Friday, January 31, 2014 – no link available)
  • Sick benefits claimant has HEART ATTACK during Jobcentre test – and Government  axe his payments 
  • MP takes to heart David’s survival story (Oldham Evening Chronicle, Wednesday, January 29, 2014 – no link available) Full video referred to in the story can be viewed here.
  • MP urges probe into whether benefits are unfairly stripped from claimants
  • Benefits drive ‘is missing the point’ (Oldham Evening Chronicle, Wednesday, January 29, 2014 – no link available)
  • MP takes to heart David’s survival story (Oldham Evening Chronicle, Wednesday, January 29, 2014
  • Panel gets to work on fairness (Oldham Evening Chronicle, Tuesday, January 28, 2014 – no link available)
  • MP backs Diggle site for new school (Oldham Evening Chronicle, Friday, January 24, 2014 – no link available)
  • Chapel’s charm (Oldham Evening Chronicle, Thursday, January 16, 2014 – no link available)

December 2013

  • Debbie backs Aids event – (Oldham Evening Chronicle, Monday, December 2, 2013 – no link available)

November 2013

  • MP slams frontline police cuts (Oldham Evening Chronicle, Thursday, November 28, 2013 – no link available)
  • Debbie’s bid to tackle domestic violence (Oldham Evening Chronicle, Wednesday, November 27, 2013 – no link available)
  • Labour MP address NHS rally in Durham
  • MP takes look at life through younger eyes (Oldham Evening Chronicle, Monday, November 19, 2013 – no link available)
  • Debbie Abrahams MP set to meet Education Minister about Saddleworth School
  • Time to counter shop staff abuse (Oldham Evening Chronicle, Thursday, November 12, 2013 – no link available)
  • Petition bid to put bills on ice (Oldham Evening Chronicle, Tuesday, November 12, 2013 – no link available)
  • Debbie Abrahams stands up against domestic violence
  • A model pupil (Oldham Evening Chronicle, Monday, November 4, 2013 – no link available)

October 2013

  • Girls speak out for fairness in education (Oldham Evening Chronicle, Wednesday, October 30, 2013 – no link available)
  • MP his out over ‘disgraceful’ treatment of Saddleworth; School site ‘far from ideal’ (Oldham Evening Chronicle, Tuesday, October 22, 2013 – no link available)
  • Shadow minister praises Alt’s green community (Oldham Evening Chornicle, Monday, October 21, 2013 – no link available)
  • Diggle Site For £15M New School: Now it’s time for assembly (Oldham Evening Chronicle, Thursday, October 17, 2013 – no link available)
  • Debbie Abrahams MP backs Tough Action on Payday Loans
  • Cameron takes on the late payers (Oldham Evening Chronicle, Tuesday, October 15, 2013 – no link available)
  • Pay Day Loans Plea (Oldham Evening Chronicle, Friday, Novermber 1, 2013 – no link available)

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May 2013

  • Hunger touches every community (Oldham Evening Chronicle, Thursday, May 2, 2013 – no link avaialble)

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