Debbie Abrahams

Debbie Abrahams is the Labour MP for Oldham East and Saddleworth, and has been an MP continually since 13 January 2011.

APPG officer roles

All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal cross-party groups that have no official status within Parliament. They are run by and for Members of the Commons and Lords, though many choose to involve individuals and organisations from outside Parliament in their administration and activities.

Officer Roles are drawn from the latest edition of the Register of APPGs. To see the latest edition of the register, go to Published Register of APPGs.

Afghan Women and Girls
To promote the needs of Afghan women and girls within policy making and raise awareness across Parliament in respect of this vulnerable group whilst enabling the vital role that Afghan women must play in peacebuilding, mediation and post conflict reconstruction in Afghanistan.
Officer
Afghanistan
To address all aspects of Afghanistan's development, security and humanitarian situation to improve HMG's policies toward the country.
Vice Chair
Compassionate Politics
To put compassion, inclusion and cooperation at the heart of politics.
Chair & Registered Contact
Dementia
To raise awareness of dementia among parliamentarians and to influence legislation and policy making in order to improve the lives of people with dementia and their carers.
Chair & Registered Contact
Disability
To work on all-party basis within Parliament for the interests of all disabled people, their families, friends and carers.
Vice Chair
Hazaras
In recognising the persecution and other atrocities committed against Hazaras, the group will work towards protecting and enhancing the human rights and status of Hazaras around the world.
Vice Chair
Kashmir
To support the right to self-determination of the Kashmiri people through dialogue; to seek support from British parliamentarians; to highlight the abuses of human rights in Kashmir; and to seek justice for the people there.
Chair & Registered Contact
Life Sciences
To raise awareness and understanding of the valuable contribution the life sciences sector provides to the health and wealth of the nation.
Officer
Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME)
To seek to improve health, social care, education and employment opportunities for people with ME and encourage biomedical research into the cause and treatment of ME.
Officer
Pakistan
To provide a forum to discuss all matters related to Pakistan and also pertinent issues related to Pakistanis living in the UK.
Vice Chair
Palestine
To foster good relations and understanding between Britain and Palestine and to promote a just and lasting peace in the Middle East.
Vice Chair
Rugby League
To support the sport of rugby league football.
Vice Chair
Universal Credit
To monitor Universal Credit as it is rolled out; to share best practice in supporting constituents; and to make recommendations to government to improve policy.
Chair & Registered Contact