Michael Dugher MP

Working hard for Barnsley East

2011

Michael was on BBC Radio Sheffield today to talk about his final submission to the Department of Health regarding the review into the future of children’s heart services. 

To listen to the interview, click here and scroll to 2:17:00.

BBC Radio Sheffield: The Dean Pepall show

Michael was on BBC Radio Sheffield today to talk about his final submission to the Department of Health regarding the review into the future of children’s heart services.  To listen to the...

Barnsley College has received more for its Learner Support Fund than expected, but Michael has said that this is still not enough to meet the essential needs of disadvantaged students in Barnsley. 

Barnsley Chronicle: Boost in aid for poorer students after demands

Barnsley College has received more for its Learner Support Fund than expected, but Michael has said that this is still not enough to meet the essential needs of disadvantaged students...

Michael Dugher has sent his final submission to the Department of Health regarding the review into the future of children’s heart services.   

Michael has been collecting evidence for the submission for the last three months and is pressing the case for retaining the service at Leeds General Infirmary (LGI). He has listened to the views of many people in Barnsley who have used the unit in Leeds and included many of their moving stories.  Click here to read the full submission.

Listen to Barnsley – Save the children’s heart surgery unit in Leeds

Michael Dugher has sent his final submission to the Department of Health regarding the review into the future of children’s heart services.    Michael has been collecting evidence for the submission for...

The lines are now open to vote on the restoration project in Wombwell that has been short-listed on ITV’s Jubilee People’s Millions competition.  

The Big Lottery Fund and ITV are marking the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee through the Jubilee People’s Millions.  This funding programme awards groups that have a good idea for a project to inspire their local community.  The Friends of Wombwell Cemetery’s Peace from Derelictionproject has been short-listed to go forward to the public vote and a report on the project will be shown on ITV Calendar News from 6pm.   

Vote now to back Wombwell campaign to win ITV Jubilee People’s Millions competition

The lines are now open to vote on the restoration project in Wombwell that has been short-listed on ITV’s Jubilee People’s Millions competition.   The Big Lottery Fund and ITV... Read more

Michael celebrated Armed Forces Day in Wrexham yesterday with Veterans, Ed Miliband and Ian Lucas MP.

Michael celebrates Armed Forces Day

Michael celebrated Armed Forces Day in Wrexham yesterday with Veterans, Ed Miliband and Ian Lucas MP. Read more

Michael organised an event in Barnsley (Hoyland) last Saturday regarding the threat to the Children’s Heart Surgery Unit in Leeds. 

Michael has campaigned to keep the unit open and is planning on making a detailed submission to the consultation process.  At part of this, he organised this round-table discussion to hear the views and concerns of constituents and health experts from the hospital. 

The event was reported in the South Yorkshire Times this week.  To see the coverage, click herehereand here.

South Yorkshire Times: Have a heart for dying kids

Michael organised an event in Barnsley (Hoyland) last Saturday regarding the threat to the Children’s Heart Surgery Unit in Leeds.  Michael has campaigned to keep the unit open and is...

Michael has thrown his support behind a project in Wombwell which has been short-listed to appear on ITV’s Jubilee People’s Millions competition next Tuesday (28 June 2011).

Michael backs Wombwell campaign to win ITV Jubilee People’s Millions competition

Michael has thrown his support behind a project in Wombwell which has been short-listed to appear on ITV’s Jubilee People’s Millions competition next Tuesday (28 June 2011). Read more

Michael Dugher held a round-table event today in Barnsley regarding the threat to the Children’s Heart Surgery Unit in Leeds. 

Michael holds round-table event about the threat to the Children’s Heart Surgery Unit in Leeds

Michael Dugher held a round-table event today in Barnsley regarding the threat to the Children’s Heart Surgery Unit in Leeds.  Read more

The JC is reporting today on the Government’s announcement that it wants to spend more on projects to encourage co-existence between Israelis and Palestinians. This commitment follows a question in the house by Michael Dugher, highlighting the small proportion of the aid budget spent on boosting co-operation between Israeli and Palestinian civil society. Click here to read the full article.

The JC: UK pledges Arab-Israeli cash boost

The JC is reporting today on the Government’s announcement that it wants to spend more on projects to encourage co-existence between Israelis and Palestinians. This commitment follows a question in...

Michael spoke during a debate secured by Dan Jarvis MP today on Economic Regeneration in Barnsley.Click here to read the transcript of the debate.

Michael intervenes during debate on Economic Regeneration in Barnsley

Michael spoke during a debate secured by Dan Jarvis MP today on Economic Regeneration in Barnsley.Click here to read the transcript of the debate.

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