Oldham politicians call on Government to release lockdown exit plan after ‘failures’ handling Covid-19 pandemic

OLDHAM’s council leader and MPs have signed a letter to Chancellor Rishi Sunak criticising the Government’s handling of the Covid-19 pandemic. Sean Fielding, Debbie Abrahams…

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Vigil in Uppermill to remember those who have died at sea trying to seek asylum

THERE will be a small vigil held in Uppermill on Tuesday, November 3 in memory of the family who died in The English Channel last…

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Mr Speaker tells summer school participants ‘young people matter’

SPEAKER of the House of Commons, Sir Lindsay Hoyle, has told participants at MP Debbie Abrahams virtual summer school how he has spent years campaigning…

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MPs call for stiff punishment for use of disposable barbecues on moors

OLDHAM East and Saddleworth MP, Debbie Abrahams, is among a group of politicians to sign a letter supporting criminalising the use of disposable barbecues on…

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Letter to the editor: Rising child poverty in Oldham – who is responsible?

A letter to the editor from the Oldham & Saddleworth Green Party Shocking figures from End Child Poverty coalition* show that 38% of Oldham children…

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Ticket to ride – Oldham MP gets opposition cabinet transport role

OLDHAM West and Royton MP Jim McMahon has been appointed to Sir Keir Starmer’s shadow cabinet as shadow secretary of state for transport. The former…

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