Michael Dugher MP

Working hard for Barnsley East

2010

Michael Dugher was interviewed yesterday on BBC Radio Sheffield giving his reaction to the government’s attacks on benefit claimants who have big families.

Michael Dugher on Dean Pepall’s BBC Radio Sheffield show

Michael Dugher was interviewed yesterday on BBC Radio Sheffield giving his reaction to the government’s attacks on benefit claimants who have big families. Read more

The Barnsley Chronicle is reporting today that four local schools were unaware that a visiting drugs group, Narconon, is linked to the Church of Scientology.

 

Concerns over controversial links to drugs group visiting schools

The Barnsley Chronicle is reporting today that four local schools were unaware that a visiting drugs group, Narconon, is linked to the Church of Scientology.   Read more

Michael Dugher visited Welland Cresent in Elsecar yesterday with PC Paul Davies to discuss a police operation aimed at combating problems in the area and restoring pride on the street.

Michael Dugher calls for problem houses in Welland Crescent to be demolished

Michael Dugher visited Welland Cresent in Elsecar yesterday with PC Paul Davies to discuss a police operation aimed at combating problems in the area and restoring pride on the street.... Read more

Michael Dugher officially opened a South Yorkshire Credit Union branch (SYCU) in Wombwell on Friday.  Credit Unions have been very popular in the area and since the SYCU was established in 2002 it has saved people over £9 million in interest charges as well as reducing the influence of door step lenders and loan sharks. 

Out and about in Barnsley

Michael Dugher officially opened a South Yorkshire Credit Union branch (SYCU) in Wombwell on Friday.  Credit Unions have been very popular in the area and since the SYCU was established... Read more

Michael Dugher attended the Labour Party conference in Manchester this week.  As well as going to support the new party leader, Michael also took the opportunity to meet many of the charities and organisations he supports as an MP, such as Breakthrough Breast Cancer and the The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders.   

Michael Dugher at the Labour Party Conference

Michael Dugher attended the Labour Party conference in Manchester this week.  As well as going to support the new party leader, Michael also took the opportunity to meet many of... Read more

The Daily Mirror is reporting today that David Cameron bragged of plans for savage spending cuts at an extravagant champagne party for millionaire donors on Tuesday.

David Cameron caught boasting of savage cuts at champagne bash

The Daily Mirror is reporting today that David Cameron bragged of plans for savage spending cuts at an extravagant champagne party for millionaire donors on Tuesday. Read more

Michael Dugher joined the critics of Nick Clegg’s speech to the Liberal Democrat conference yesterday saying that he had deserted the people who had voted for him by “breaking promises in his own manifesto and introducing savage cuts to public services, putting jobs and growth at risk”.

Clegg’s speech fails to hide his party’s broken promises

Michael Dugher joined the critics of Nick Clegg’s speech to the Liberal Democrat conference yesterday saying that he had deserted the people who had voted for him by “breaking promises... Read more

The Times and the Daily Mail have reported today that Nick Clegg is finalising plans to give prison inmates the right to vote. 

Clegg confirms prisoners will get the vote

The Times and the Daily Mail have reported today that Nick Clegg is finalising plans to give prison inmates the right to vote.  Read more

Prisons minister Crispin Blunt has said that prisoners must be served perfectly-sized and shaped apples to prevent “fruit riots” in Britain’s jails.  

Blundering Prisons Minister afraid of upsetting the apple-cart

Prisons minister Crispin Blunt has said that prisoners must be served perfectly-sized and shaped apples to prevent “fruit riots” in Britain’s jails.   Read more

Michael Dugher MP paid tribute to the late Captain Martin Driver in the House of Commons today during questions to the Secretary of State for Defence, Liam Fox. 

Michael Dugher pays tribute to the late Captain Martin Driver, a true Barnsley hero

Michael Dugher MP paid tribute to the late Captain Martin Driver in the House of Commons today during questions to the Secretary of State for Defence, Liam Fox.  Read more

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