Michael Dugher MP

Working hard for Barnsley East

2012

Michael Dugher asked a question to the Minister for the Cabinet Office, Francis Maude, today during Cabinet Office Questions.  Michael asked:  

Cabinet Office Questions – 08 February 2012

Michael Dugher asked a question to the Minister for the Cabinet Office, Francis Maude, today during Cabinet Office Questions.  Michael asked:   Read more

Michael attended a reception of the APPG on Stem Cell Transplantation in Parliament on Tuesday and met the Chief Executive of the Anythony Nolan Trust, Henny Braund.

The Anthony Nolan Register: Could you be the next one in 11 million?

Michael attended a reception of the APPG on Stem Cell Transplantation in Parliament on Tuesday and met the Chief Executive of the Anythony Nolan Trust, Henny Braund. Read more

Michael has written an article for LabourList today outlining some more “whoppers” from David Cameron during PMQs. 

Click here to read the full article: ‘More PMQs whoppers from David Cameron'

LabourList: More PMQs whoppers from David Cameron

Michael has written an article for LabourList today outlining some more “whoppers” from David Cameron during PMQs.  Click here to read the full article: ‘More PMQs whoppers from David Cameron'

The Mirror is reporting today that the Prime Minister told “three whoppers” in the space of just 30 minutes during Prime Minister’s questions last week. 

David Cameron told MPs in the House of Commons that there “are more people in work now than at the last election”. But recent employment figures from the independent Office for National Statistics show that the number in work has fallen by 26,000 since May 2010.

The Mirror: David Cameron's three "lies" in just 30 minutes at Prime Minster's questions

The Mirror is reporting today that the Prime Minister told “three whoppers” in the space of just 30 minutes during Prime Minister’s questions last week.  David Cameron told MPs in the... Read more

As reported in the Barnsley Chronicle today, Michael met with the British Heart Foundation (BHF) and Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) last week and pledged his support for a campaign to protect children and young people by putting tobacco in plain, standardised packaging. 

Michael supports campaign to protect children from tobacco marketing

As reported in the Barnsley Chronicle today, Michael met with the British Heart Foundation (BHF) and Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) last week and pledged his support for a... Read more

In an interview on BBC Radio Sheffield’s Dean Pepall show yesterday, Michael asked the Government to “think again” over plans to cut South Yorkshires Police helicopter and replace it with a shared helicopter service based in West Yorkshire and Humberside.

Michael on Dean Pepall’s BBC Radio Sheffield show

In an interview on BBC Radio Sheffield’s Dean Pepall show yesterday, Michael asked the Government to “think again” over plans to cut South Yorkshires Police helicopter and replace it with a shared... Read more

Today marks the 67th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the Nazi concentration and extermination camp, which is the site of the largest mass murder in history.

Last week Michael signed a Book of Commitment in the House of Commons, pledging his commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day and honouring those who died during the Holocaust.

Michael signs the Holocaust Memorial Day Book of Commitment to honour the victims and survivors of the unprecedented persecution of the Holocaust

Today marks the 67th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the Nazi concentration and extermination camp, which is the site of the largest mass murder in history. Last week Michael... Read more

The Barnsley Chronicle is reporting on the figures that Michael revealed recently showing that nearly 20 per cent of households in Barnsley are entitled to some form of assistance with their fuel bills.  This extra help is worth an average of £250 per household.  Michael is concerned that many people in Barnsley are unaware of this entitlement and is encouraging people to contact a free helpline (0800 336699) for more information.

Barnsley Chronicle: Fifth of homes in Barnsley missing out on heating help

The Barnsley Chronicle is reporting on the figures that Michael revealed recently showing that nearly 20 per cent of households in Barnsley are entitled to some form of assistance with their...

Michael took part in a “Live on Sunday” online Q&A discussion for the Sunday Times website today.   

Click here (£) to read Michael’s responses to the questions from Sunday Times readers. 

The Sunday Times - Live on Sunday - January 22nd

Michael took part in a “Live on Sunday” online Q&A discussion for the Sunday Times website today.    Click here (£) to read Michael’s responses to the questions from Sunday Times readers. ...

Michael visited Barnsley Independent Alzheimer’s and Dementia Support today to meet staff and volunteers who provide support to both sufferers and carers of people with Dementia and Alzheimer’s. To find out more about BIADS, you can visit their website at: www.biads.org.uk.

Michael visits Barnsley Independent Alzheimer’s and Dementia Support (BIADS)

Michael visited Barnsley Independent Alzheimer’s and Dementia Support today to meet staff and volunteers who provide support to both sufferers and carers of people with Dementia and Alzheimer’s. To find out more... Read more

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