Brexit: crunch time

There’s no doubt that the fallout from the 2016 EU Referendum, when the country voted to leave membership of the European Union by 51.9% to 48.1%, is the most serious our country has faced over the last forty years or so. The arguments the Remain camp have against the Referendum result are many

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July’s edition of my E-Newsletter

Check out the recent edition of my e-newsletter here. This edition contains an update on my activities across the constituency and in Parliament, including news on the Saddleworth Moorland fire, continuing rail disruption at Greenfield and chaos at the Department of Work & Pensions.

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Local MP predicts ‘havoc’ for Greenfield commuters

I am very concerned the new rail timetables, due to start on May 20, will ‘play havoc’ with the family lives of commuters using Greenfield station. I have been campaigning to get better rolling stock, fares, and access for people with mobility issues at Greenfield Station. It’s really good that

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Violence at the Gaza/Israeli border

I have been contacted by many constituents regarding the horrific violence at the Gaza/Israeli border.   In recent days, 60 Palestinians have been killed with thousands injured. Many of us have been appalled by the scenes throughout the last six weeks, and by the deaths and injuries

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April’s edition of my E-newsletter

Check out the recent edition of my e-newsletter here. This edition contains information on Shop Direct, Local Elections and my Annual Summer School as well as constituency and parliamentary news. For more regular news you can like my page on Facebook or follow me on twitter @Debbie_abrahams

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MP reacts to Shop Direct redundancies in Shaw

Online retailer Shop Direct has announced it will be closing down three sites in Greater Manchester to create a new distribution centre in the East Midlands. The affected sites are Chadderton, Salford and Shaw, which is in my constituency. It is devastating news for the Shop Direct staff,

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Labour North West Women’s Conference 2018

Last Saturday, I was invited to give the key-note speech at the North West Women’s conference. It was fantastic to see so many women in attendance and taking part in a day filled with speeches, workshops, training and discussion.  My speech from the conference, titled

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