Michael Dugher MP

Working hard for Barnsley East

2010

The Daily Express has today covered the revelation that Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg wants to give prisoners the chance to vote in elections. Read the article here: 'NICK CLEGG: LET MURDERERS VOTE'

More coverage for Michael Dugher's parliamentary question

The Daily Express has today covered the revelation that Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg wants to give prisoners the chance to vote in elections. Read the article here: 'NICK CLEGG: LET... Read more

After a parliamentary question submitted by Michael Dugher MP, it has been revealed that Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg is "looking afresh" at giving prisoners the chance to vote in elections. 

Parliamentary answer to Michael Dugher MP reveals Prisoners could get the vote under Government reform

After a parliamentary question submitted by Michael Dugher MP, it has been revealed that Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg is "looking afresh" at giving prisoners the chance to vote in elections.  Read more

Today, Michael Dugher MP attended the All Party Parliamentary Coalfield Communities Group with a large number of MPs who represent former mining areas.

Michael Dugher MP attends All Party Parliamentary Coalfield Communities Group

Today, Michael Dugher MP attended the All Party Parliamentary Coalfield Communities Group with a large number of MPs who represent former mining areas. Read more

The Secretary of State for Education, Michael Gove, announced in Parliament on Monday 5 July that the Government is to axe Labour's successful Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme, suspending projects for 715 new schools.

  

The Government Axes Building Schools for the Future programme

The Secretary of State for Education, Michael Gove, announced in Parliament on Monday 5 July that the Government is to axe Labour's successful Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme,... Read more

Michael Dugher MP has been elected to the Public Administration Select Committee (PASC). The Committee examines the quality and standards of administration within the Civil Service and scrutinises the reports of the Parliamentary and Health Ombudsman.

Michael Dugher elected to the Public Adminstration Committee

Michael Dugher MP has been elected to the Public Administration Select Committee (PASC). The Committee examines the quality and standards of administration within the Civil Service and scrutinises the reports of... Read more

Michael Dugher MP was quoted in the Mirror today, giving his response to the Conservative-Liberal Democrat Budget.  He said: 

Michael Dugher's angry reaction to Osborne’s Budget

Michael Dugher MP was quoted in the Mirror today, giving his response to the Conservative-Liberal Democrat Budget.  He said:  Read more

Michael Dugher MP made an intervention to the Secretary of State for Defence, Liam Fox MP, during the Strategic Defence and Security Review Debate on 21 June 2010.  Read the intervention below or click here to read the full exchange.   

Intervention during Debate on Strategic Defence Review

Michael Dugher MP made an intervention to the Secretary of State for Defence, Liam Fox MP, during the Strategic Defence and Security Review Debate on 21 June 2010.  Read the... Read more

Michael Dugher MP featured in the ‘Yesterday in Parliament’ section of BBC Radio 4's Today programme on Tuesday 15 June.  If you would like to listen, click here and scroll to the 44th minute.  He asks the Prime Minister David Cameron:

Michael Dugher MP on the Today Programme’s ‘Yesterday in Parliament’

Michael Dugher MP featured in the ‘Yesterday in Parliament’ section of BBC Radio 4's Today programme on Tuesday 15 June.  If you would like to listen, click here and scroll to the... Read more

In the early hours of 7 May 2010, it was announced that Michael Dugher had been elected as the the new MP for Barnsley East with 47 percent of the vote.

The full results were:

Michael Dugher, Labour, 18,059 

John Brown, Liberal Democrat, 6,969 

James Hockney, Conservative, 6,329

Colin Porter, British National Party, 3,301

Tony Watson, UK Independence Party, 1,731

Kevin Hogan, Independent, 712 

Eddie Devoy, Independent, 684 

Ken Capstick, Socialist Labour Party, 601

It was also a good night for Labour in the Barnsley local elections with the Labour group increasing its majority from one to 11.

Michael Dugher Elected as MP for Barnsley East

In the early hours of 7 May 2010, it was announced that Michael Dugher had been elected as the the new MP for Barnsley East with 47 percent of the...

The Committee for Standards in Public Life has recommended that candidates at parliamentary elections should publish a declaration of interests.

This is not a statutory requirement, but the Labour Party supports this because of our commitment to maximum transparency and in demanding the highest standards in public life. To that end, please click here to see Michael Dugher's declaration

Michael Dugher's Declaration of Interests

The Committee for Standards in Public Life has recommended that candidates at parliamentary elections should publish a declaration of interests. This is not a statutory requirement, but the Labour Party...

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