Christmas and New Year Office Opening Hours

Information about office opening hours and who to contact for support over the festive period

Due to the festive break, my office will close from 22 December –  3 January. From 4th January, my team and I will be here to help you with any issue you may have.

I will be periodically checking my email and voicemail over Christmas and the New Year, so if you have a very urgent query you can contact me as below. All other correspondence will be dealt with on our return.

If you have a very urgent query, please email details to If you do not have access to emails, you can call & leave a voicemail regarding your urgent matter with details on 07494553005 or 07495995509.

All other enquiries will be dealt with when the office re-opens.

My team and I would like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a happy & healthy 2022!

Best wishes,

Debbie Abrahams MP

Oldham East & Saddleworth


Useful contacts/information for the festive period:

Government guidance for Christmas

Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council – Full information about Oldham Council closures and contact numbers can be found on the website.

Oldham Council Homelessness Advice Team: Outreach Service 0161 770 4605

Oldham Council Emergency 24 hour homelessness team: 0800 988 7061

Oldham Council Coronavirus helpline: 0161 770 7007

Social services (out of hours emergency only) –  0161 770 6936

Oldham Council First Response team – 0161 770 2222

Police General Switchboard (24 hours) – 101

Police emergencies (24 hours) – 999

Medical emergencies:  visit your local hospital or call 999

Non-urgent medical advice – 111

Gas (24 hour emergency helpline) – 0800 111 999

Electricity North West (24 hour emergency helpline) – 105

United Utilities website and details here.

Citizens Advice Bureau national phone service: 0800 144 8848

Greater Manchester Law Centre: 0161 769 2244

Oldham Foodbank: 0161 622 1061

Oldham Welfare Rights: 0161 770 6655

First Choice Homes Oldham:

  • Contact centre: 0161 393 7117
  • For heating issues, ring SURE group: 03333 212797
  • Emergency repairs: 0161 770 2222.

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