Michael Dugher MP

Working hard for Barnsley East

2011

Michael Dugher, the Shadow Minister for Defence Equipment, Support and Technology, asked a question to the Secretary of State for Defence Liam Fox today during Defence Questions. Click here and scroll to 15:18.15 to watch the exchange.  

Defence Questions – Monday 31 January 2011

Michael Dugher, the Shadow Minister for Defence Equipment, Support and Technology, asked a question to the Secretary of State for Defence Liam Fox today during Defence Questions. Click here and scroll to 15:18.15...

The Sunday Express is reporting today on the growing fears that the Government is planning yet more defence cuts. 

It was revealed earlier this month that the Strategic Defence and Security Review could be reopened as the Ministry of Defence struggles to balance the books.

Sunday Express: “FEARS MOUNT OVER UK MILITARY CUTS”

The Sunday Express is reporting today on the growing fears that the Government is planning yet more defence cuts.  It was revealed earlier this month that the Strategic Defence and Security Review could be... Read more

The Sunday Telegraph is reporting today that Nick Clegg’s office has sent a memo around Whitehall to inform departments that no submissions to the Deputy Prime Minister’s “red box” will be accepted after 3pm between Monday and Thursday.

Nick Clegg stops accepting new paperwork at three o’clock in the afternoon

The Sunday Telegraph is reporting today that Nick Clegg’s office has sent a memo around Whitehall to inform departments that no submissions to the Deputy Prime Minister’s “red box” will be accepted... Read more

It has been revealed today in the Sunday Mirror that the multi-millionaire banker, Howard Shore, is sponsoring David Cameron and George Osborne’s lavish £1,000-a-ticket bash next week. Mr Shore, who is an investment banker, made £14.6 million last year.

Anger over Tory fundraising bash sponsored by super-rich bankers

It has been revealed today in the Sunday Mirror that the multi-millionaire banker, Howard Shore, is sponsoring David Cameron and George Osborne’s lavish £1,000-a-ticket bash next week. Mr Shore, who is an... Read more

Michael visited the new Kirk Balk Advanced Learning Centre today with local councillors Robin Franklin and Jim Andrews.

Michael visits Kirk Balk Advanced Learning Centre with local councillors

Michael visited the new Kirk Balk Advanced Learning Centre today with local councillors Robin Franklin and Jim Andrews. Read more

Michael Dugher was on Toby Foster's Breakfast show this morning to discuss the upcoming by-election in Barnsley Central.

To listen to the interview, click here and scroll to 1:19.30.

Michael on Toby Foster's BBC Radio Sheffield breakfast show

Michael Dugher was on Toby Foster's Breakfast show this morning to discuss the upcoming by-election in Barnsley Central. To listen to the interview, click here and scroll to 1:19.30.

Michael signed the Book of Commitment on Tuesday, in advance of Holocaust Memorial Day (27 January), to honour the victims and survivors of the unprecedented persecution and horror of the Holocaust.

Michael honours the ‘Untold Stories’ of the Holocaust by signing Book of Commitment

Michael signed the Book of Commitment on Tuesday, in advance of Holocaust Memorial Day (27 January), to honour the victims and survivors of the unprecedented persecution and horror of the Holocaust. Read more

The Times is reporting today that David Cameron has made yet another u-turn after changing his mind about getting a cat to see off a number of rats that have been seen scuttling past No10 during television news bulletins.

Rat catcher needed in No 10

The Times is reporting today that David Cameron has made yet another u-turn after changing his mind about getting a cat to see off a number of rats that have been... Read more

On Friday 21 January, Michael visited New Park Springs, which is located at the top of a reclaimed colliery spoil heap near Michael’s constituency office in Grimethorpe.  The site is currently being restored by UK Coal with the help of Natural England advising on habitat restoration. 

Michael visits New Park Springs site

On Friday 21 January, Michael visited New Park Springs, which is located at the top of a reclaimed colliery spoil heap near Michael’s constituency office in Grimethorpe.  The site is... Read more

Michael Dugher was on Dean Pepall’s BBC Radio Sheffield show today discussing the impact of the Government's decision to scrap the Educational Maintenance Allowance (EMA).

To listen to the full interview, click here and scroll to 35.40.

Michael criticises the Government’s decision to scrap EMA on Dean Pepall’s BBC Radio Sheffield show

Michael Dugher was on Dean Pepall’s BBC Radio Sheffield show today discussing the impact of the Government's decision to scrap the Educational Maintenance Allowance (EMA). To listen to the full...

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