Michael Dugher MP

Working hard for Barnsley East

2011

Labour launched Labour Friends of the Forces this week, an organisation dedicated to campaigning on the issues that matter to the Armed Forces, their families and the wider service community.  

Michael attended the launch with Bob Hill, who is the Secretary of the Royal British Legion Hoyland and District branch. 

Michael attends the launch of Labour Friends of the Forces

Labour launched Labour Friends of the Forces this week, an organisation dedicated to campaigning on the issues that matter to the Armed Forces, their families and the wider service community.  ... Read more

The Daily Mail is reporting that David Cameron is facing questions about why he didn't declare a £137,000 land deal with a millionaire friend who runs one of Britain's leading political lobbying companies.

The Daily Mail: Cameron 'should have declared' £137,000 deal to buy land from millionaire friend

The Daily Mail is reporting that David Cameron is facing questions about why he didn't declare a £137,000 land deal with a millionaire friend who runs one of Britain's leading political lobbying... Read more

The report into party funding reform by the Committe on Standards in Public Life was published yesterday.  Responding for the Labour Party, Michael Dugher, said: 

“We remain committed to further reform of party funding. We wish to do so on a cross-party basis and in a way that ensures that the public has a big say in all of this.

Michael responds to report on party funding reform

The report into party funding reform by the Committe on Standards in Public Life was published yesterday.  Responding for the Labour Party, Michael Dugher, said:  “We remain committed to further reform of... Read more

On Saturday, Michael, who is the Chair of the all party group for Brass Bands, attended the Bandfest event at Elsecar Heritage Centre in Elsecar, along with local Councillor Tim Shepherd, the Mayor of Barnsley, Councillor Karen Dyson, and fellow MP Angela Smith.

Michael attends Bansley Bandfest and the Gujarat Association of Barnsley Dusshera event

On Saturday, Michael, who is the Chair of the all party group for Brass Bands, attended the Bandfest event at Elsecar Heritage Centre in Elsecar, along with local Councillor Tim... Read more

Michael paid a visit today to Cherry Dale, Churchfield and Birkwood Primary Schools to present certificates and prizes to pupils in his annual Christmas card competition.

Michael said “The standard of entry to my Christmas card competition has again been extremely high and I would like to thank everyone for taking part.

 

Michael Gives Out Christmas Card Competition Awards

Michael paid a visit today to Cherry Dale, Churchfield and Birkwood Primary Schools to present certificates and prizes to pupils in his annual Christmas card competition. Michael said “The standard...

The Yorkshire Post is reporting today that the Chancellor George Osborne is under growing pressure to produce a convincing plan to revive the economy after bleak unemployment figures revealed one in 10 people in Yorkshire are out of work.

Yorkshire Post: Pressure builds on Osborne as jobless toll

The Yorkshire Post is reporting today that the Chancellor George Osborne is under growing pressure to produce a convincing plan to revive the economy after bleak unemployment figures revealed one in 10... Read more

The Daily Mirror is reporting today that neither David Cameron nor the ­Chancellor, George Osborne, have made any public comment since the unemployment figures came out yesterday.  The total jobless figure has soared to 2.62 million and the number of women out of work hit 1.09 million, the highest since 1988.

The Daily Mirror: Young, gifted and scrapped: David Cameron condemns 1million youngsters to a life on the dole as his vicious cuts start to bite

The Daily Mirror is reporting today that neither David Cameron nor the ­Chancellor, George Osborne, have made any public comment since the unemployment figures came out yesterday.  The total jobless figure has... Read more

High fuel prices are hitting people in Barnsley hard at a time when families, pensioners and businesses are already being squeezed by higher food prices and rising gas and electricity bills.  The Government’s decision to increase VAT to 20% in January has pushed up the price of petrol and the cost of living. 

Thousands of people signed the online petition calling for cheaper petrol and diesel and this led to amotion on Fuel Prices being debated yesterday in the House of Commons, which was passed without a vote.     

Michael calls for a cut in VAT to bring down the cost of fuel

High fuel prices are hitting people in Barnsley hard at a time when families, pensioners and businesses are already being squeezed by higher food prices and rising gas and electricity... Read more

Michael Dugher MP marked Remembrance Sunday at the cenotaph in Barnsley Town Centre this weekend.

Michael joined veterans from the Barnsley & District Royal British Legion, the Lord Lieutenant, the Mayor of Barnsley, the Leader and Chief Executive of Barnsley Council, and Barnsley Central MP Dan Jarvis, at this year's Service of Remembrance.

We will remember them

Michael Dugher MP marked Remembrance Sunday at the cenotaph in Barnsley Town Centre this weekend. Michael joined veterans from the Barnsley & District Royal British Legion, the Lord Lieutenant, the... Read more

Michael met with local residents and veterans from the Royal British Legion Hoyland and District Branch today to mark Armistice Day.

Michael attends Armistice Day event in Hoyland, Barnsley

Michael met with local residents and veterans from the Royal British Legion Hoyland and District Branch today to mark Armistice Day. Read more

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