Debbie leads rail campaign at Greenfield station

As part of my rails campaign, I was at Greenfield station yesterday to meet commuters and highlight Labour’s commitment to nationalise the country’s entire rail network. Our railways should be run in the interests of passengers and taxpayers not for private profit. I recently met the Transport

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“Fake news”, Brexit and Democracy

The digital, culture, media and sports select committee’s recent interim report on disinformation and ‘fake news’ should neither shock nor surprise us. For those of you who missed this very important publication, it defines ‘fake news’ as the intentional dissemination of

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Liane Singleton Petition

I am backing a public petition to the House of Commons which is demanding that Paul Stowers, who murdered Oldham teenager Liane Singleton in 1998, should be refused parole. The petition was presented to the House of Commons yesterday by Jim McMahon MP. We’re all really grateful to Jim for

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Saddleworth Moor Fire Statement

The news of the Saddleworth Moor fire and impact on local communities is devastating. I am in touch with both the police and fire service and I will continue to monitor the situation. I have just spoken with Assistant Chief Fire Officer, Tony Hunter regarding the Saddleworth Moor Fire. Over 7

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June’s edition of my E-Newsletter

Check out the recent edition of my e-newsletter here. This edition contains information on the EU Withdrawal Bill, recent #RailFail for passengers from Greenfield, my Annual Summer School as well as constituency and parliamentary news, including an update on ShopDirect. For more regular

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Update on Shop Direct

As I have previously mentioned in my statements on Shop Direct, I am bitterly disappointed that Shop Direct failed to engage with the council, Greater Manchester Mayor, Andy Burnham, or myself about their plans to move to the East Midlands, including over the 18 months that this was being

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Socialist Health Association AGM

I spoke at the Socialist Health Association Annual General Meeting about inequalities in income, wealth & power and how this relates to our welfare state as a whole. Before I became an MP, I was a public health consultant. It was a pleasure to speak alongside my former colleague and

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