Michael Dugher MP

Working hard for Barnsley East

2011

Michael was in Washington DC last week, along with the Shadow Defence Secretary Jim Murphy MP, as part of Labour’s review into defence procurement. 

Labour Defence Procurement Review - Visit to Washington DC

Michael was in Washington DC last week, along with the Shadow Defence Secretary Jim Murphy MP, as part of Labour’s review into defence procurement.  Read more

The Barnsley Chronicle is reporting today on the new figures revealed by Michael regarding youth unemployment in Barnsley.

The Barnsley Chronicle: “Lack of jobs for youths a scandal”

The Barnsley Chronicle is reporting today on the new figures revealed by Michael regarding youth unemployment in Barnsley.

The Derby Telegraph has reported on the 16 parliamentary written questions that Michael has asked the Government regarding the awarding of the Thameslink train contract to Siemens.

In an interview with the paper, Michael said: "I know that this decision has had a devastating impact on the people of Derby and the county as a whole but there is an even bigger issue here.

The Derby Telegraph: Bombardier issue 'is damaging to whole of the UK'

The Derby Telegraph has reported on the 16 parliamentary written questions that Michael has asked the Government regarding the awarding of the Thameslink train contract to Siemens. In an interview with the paper, Michael said:... Read more

Michael has done a number of interviews regarding the phone hacking scandal and the revelations that Gordon Brown believes News International journalists attempted to access his voicemail as well as obtained information from his bank account, his legal file and his family’s medical records.  

See the details below to listen to the interviews again:

Newsnight – click here.

Radio 5 Live Tony Livesey Show – click here and scroll to 0:09:30.

BBC Radio Sheffield – click here and scroll to 2:08.00.

LBC Radio, Iain Dale show – click here.

Media interviews on the phone hacking scandal

Michael has done a number of interviews regarding the phone hacking scandal and the revelations that Gordon Brown believes News International journalists attempted to access his voicemail as well as... Read more

Michael was on the Daily Politics show today to talk about Ed Miliband’s decisions to scrap shadow cabinet elections.  Click here to watch the interview.

Michael on the BBC Daily Politics show

Michael was on the Daily Politics show today to talk about Ed Miliband’s decisions to scrap shadow cabinet elections.  Click here to watch the interview.

Michael joined health professionals and campaigners today to wish the NHS a happy 63rd birthday.

Michael celebrates the 63rd birthday of the National Health Service

Michael joined health professionals and campaigners today to wish the NHS a happy 63rd birthday. Read more

Michael hosted a Barnsley East Labour Party social event on Friday to celebrate the great local election results in Barnsley and congratulate all the successful candidates.

The Rt. Hon. Yvette Cooper MP, the Shadow Home Secretary, was the special guest at the event.  

Barnsley East Labour Party social event with Yvette Cooper

Michael hosted a Barnsley East Labour Party social event on Friday to celebrate the great local election results in Barnsley and congratulate all the successful candidates. The Rt. Hon. Yvette...

Michael Dugher asked a question to the Minister for Defence Equipment, Support and Technology, Peter Luff, today during Defence Questions.  Click here to watch the exchange.

Defence Questions – Monday 04 July 2011

Michael Dugher asked a question to the Minister for Defence Equipment, Support and Technology, Peter Luff, today during Defence Questions.  Click here to watch the exchange.

The Sunday Mirror is reporting today that Liam Fox and George Osborne are locked in a battle over plans to buy 12 Chinook helicopters for soldiers in Afghanistan.

The article states that the Chancellor, George Osborne, is stalling over buying the much needed Chinooks amid speculation of more cuts at the Ministry of Defence. 

Sunday Mirror: George Osborne and Liam Fox in rift over Chinook helicopters for Afghanistan

The Sunday Mirror is reporting today that Liam Fox and George Osborne are locked in a battle over plans to buy 12 Chinook helicopters for soldiers in Afghanistan. The article states that... Read more

The Barnsley Chronicle has reported on Michael’s final submission to the Department of Health regarding the review into the future of children’s heart services.

Barnsley Chronicle: MP confident in his case to save kids’ unit

The Barnsley Chronicle has reported on Michael’s final submission to the Department of Health regarding the review into the future of children’s heart services.

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