Michael Dugher MP

Working hard for Barnsley East

2011

Football’s governing body, Fifa, has backed down over the FA’s demands that English players have the right to wear poppies on their shirts.

FIFA backs down and allows England players to wear poppies on black armband

Football’s governing body, Fifa, has backed down over the FA’s demands that English players have the right to wear poppies on their shirts. Read more

Michael has joined the call for the Government to drop the Health and Social Care Bill. 

Labour’s ‘Drop the Bill’ campaign aims to show the full scale of opposition to the Government’s plans, unifying patients, NHS professionals and the public. 

Michael supports the ‘Drop the Bill’ Campaign

Michael has joined the call for the Government to drop the Health and Social Care Bill.  Labour’s ‘Drop the Bill’ campaign aims to show the full scale of opposition to the Government’s... Read more

Michael was on the Daily Politics yesterday.  Click here to watch the full programme. 

Michael on The Daily Politics

Michael was on the Daily Politics yesterday.  Click here to watch the full programme. 

The Royal Brompton Hospital in London has won a High Court judicial review into the decision to close its children's heart surgery unit.

Judge’s ruling is a new opportunity for the Government to rethink its review into child heart surgery units

The Royal Brompton Hospital in London has won a High Court judicial review into the decision to close its children's heart surgery unit. Read more

Michael visited Barnsley Hospice on Friday.  The hospice provides care and support for hundreds of local people each year. Michael said: “It was great to visit Barnsley Hospice today.  They really do amazing work and achieve the best possible quality of life for patients whilst also supporting their families”.  

Michael visits Barnsley Hospice

Michael visited Barnsley Hospice on Friday.  The hospice provides care and support for hundreds of local people each year. Michael said: “It was great to visit Barnsley Hospice today.  They really do...

Michael visited the Morrisons store in Cortonwood on Friday with local councillor Pauline Markham. 

Michael was met by the store manager, Simon Nunwick, and given a tour of the store.  He also had the opportunity to meet and talk to a number of staff members. 

Michael visits Morrison’s in Barnsley

Michael visited the Morrisons store in Cortonwood on Friday with local councillor Pauline Markham.  Michael was met by the store manager, Simon Nunwick, and given a tour of the store. ...

During Cabinet Office Questions today, Michael Dugher asked a question to the Cabinet Office Minister, Francis Maude, about the role of the Chief Coroner.  The Royal British Legion said it was “saddened” last week by the Government decision to vote to scrap the Chief Coroner and Michael took the opportunity today to urge the Government to do the right thing and listen to the Royal British Legion. Later, at Prime Minister’s Questions, David Cameron sided against the Royal British Legion and ruled out keeping the role of Chief Coroner for bereaved families.  To read more about this issue, click here.  

Cabinet Office Questions – Wednesday 2 November 2011

During Cabinet Office Questions today, Michael Dugher asked a question to the Cabinet Office Minister, Francis Maude, about the role of the Chief Coroner.  The Royal British Legion said it...

As reported in the Barnsley Chronicle on 14 October and Dearne FM on 31 October, Michael is holding a competition to search for an original and creative design for his 2011 Christmas card.  

The competition is open to all junior, primary and infant pupils in Michael’s Barnsley East constituency. Last year seven schools entered and the standard of the designs and drawings was incredibly high.

Judging set to begin for Michael’s Christmas card competition 2011

As reported in the Barnsley Chronicle on 14 October and Dearne FM on 31 October, Michael is holding a competition to search for an original and creative design for his... Read more

Michael has called on the Government to do more to help the construction industry after it was announced that local Barnsley steelwork fabrication company, JGP Engineering, has gone into administration. As reported in the Barnsley Chronicle and the Doncaster Free Press, many workers at the company could lose their jobs.   

The company, based at Mitchells Industrial Park in Wombwell, supplies balconies to construction contractors, including Bam Construct, GB Building Solutions and Inspace. 

MP demands urgent action after Wombwell company goes into administration

Michael has called on the Government to do more to help the construction industry after it was announced that local Barnsley steelwork fabrication company, JGP Engineering, has gone into administration.... Read more

The MirrorThe Guardian, the Independent and the Financial Times are reporting today that hotel rooms, doughnuts and pizzas were amoung the items paid for using Government credit cards since the coalition Government came to power. 

Government credit cards used to buy doughnuts and pizzas

The Mirror, The Guardian, the Independent and the Financial Times are reporting today that hotel rooms, doughnuts and pizzas were amoung the items paid for using Government credit cards since the coalition Government came to... Read more

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