Michael Dugher MP

Working hard for Barnsley East

2012

The Daily Mail is reporting today on the growing calls for Sir Fred Goodwin to be stripped of his Knighthood.

Michael Dugher, quoted in the article, said: "It was wrong that Fred Goodwin was knighted. Most of my constituents in Barnsley think it is outrageous he can dine out on being a ‘sir’ and I am inclined to agree with them."

To read the full article, click here: Strip Fred 'the Shred' Goodwin of tainted knighthood, demand MPs

The Daily Mail: Strip Fred 'the Shred' Goodwin of tainted knighthood, demand MPs

The Daily Mail is reporting today on the growing calls for Sir Fred Goodwin to be stripped of his Knighthood. Michael Dugher, quoted in the article, said: "It was wrong that Fred Goodwin...

In an article in the latest edition of Tribune Magazine, Michael says that Clegg may have a differentiation strategy, but the Lib Dems are just quasi-Conservatives and pay-roll survivalists.

Tribune Magazine: The future may not be bright, but it’s unlikely to be Orange

In an article in the latest edition of Tribune Magazine, Michael says that Clegg may have a differentiation strategy, but the Lib Dems are just quasi-Conservatives and pay-roll survivalists. Read more

The Sunday Mirror is reporting today that Cabinet Office Minister Francis Maude is “defying his own spending squeeze by hiring a host of highly-paid staff”.

The Sunday Mirror: Cabinet Office Minister Francis Maude goes against his own spending squeeze in £5m recruitment campaign

The Sunday Mirror is reporting today that Cabinet Office Minister Francis Maude is “defying his own spending squeeze by hiring a host of highly-paid staff”. Read more

Last night, Michael Dugher MP and Dan Jarvis MP hosted a joint Labour dinner at Ardsley House Hotel in Barnsley with special guest, the Leader of the Labour Party, the Rt Hon Ed Miliband MP.
Other guests included: Rt Hon Caroline Flint MP, Paul Blomfield MP, Linda McAvan MEP and Steve Houghton, the leader of Barnsley Council. 

Michael Dugher and Dan Jarvis host joint Labour dinner in Barnsley with special guest Ed Miliband

Last night, Michael Dugher MP and Dan Jarvis MP hosted a joint Labour dinner at Ardsley House Hotel in Barnsley with special guest, the Leader of the Labour Party, the... Read more

The Sunday Telegraph and Sunday Mirror both reported yesterday on Michael’s call for Nick Clegg to repay a £2.4million donation made to the Lib Dems by Michael Brown.

The police arrested the runaway in the Dominican ­Republic last Friday.  In 2008, Brown was sentenced in his absence to seven years in jail for stealing £36million from clients.

Michael puts pressure on Nick Clegg to return £2.4m "dodgy donation"

The Sunday Telegraph and Sunday Mirror both reported yesterday on Michael’s call for Nick Clegg to repay a £2.4million donation made to the Lib Dems by Michael Brown. The police arrested the runaway in... Read more

The Mirror is reporting today that Nick Clegg has back-tracked over Lib Dem plans for a “mansion tax”. 

Quoted in the article, Michael said: “It looks like Nick Clegg has been forced by his Tory bosses to drop yet another of his pre-election promises. The ditched mansion tax is just one more Lib Dem policy to add to the scrapheap, on top of the broken pledges to abolish tuition fees, hold down VAT and protect the NHS.”

To read the full article, click here: Nick Clegg stages humiliating retreat over Lib Dem plans for a "mansion tax"

The Daily Mirror: Nick Clegg stages humiliating retreat over Lib Dem plans for a "mansion tax"

The Mirror is reporting today that Nick Clegg has back-tracked over Lib Dem plans for a “mansion tax”.  Quoted in the article, Michael said: “It looks like Nick Clegg has been forced...

Last week, Michael attended a Proud of Barnsley event with Dan Jarvis MP. 

Michael attends ‘Proud of Barnsley’ event

Last week, Michael attended a Proud of Barnsley event with Dan Jarvis MP. 

The Prime Minister has been criticised after rewarding a number or Conservative Party donors, including a hedge fund manager whose company made millions betting on the failure of Northern Rock, in the New Year honours.

Cameron criticised over honours to his “friends in the city”

The Prime Minister has been criticised after rewarding a number or Conservative Party donors, including a hedge fund manager whose company made millions betting on the failure of Northern Rock,... Read more

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