Michael Dugher MP

Working hard for Barnsley East

2012

The Sun on Sunday has reported that David Cameron’s top 20 backers gave £840,000 - a third of all donations to the party, between July and September, following invites to events with the Prime Minister.

The Sun: “DAVID Cameron’s exclusive dinner club for wealthy backers has brought in £840,000 for Tory funds, party figures reveal”

The Sun on Sunday has reported that David Cameron’s top 20 backers gave £840,000 - a third of all donations to the party, between July and September, following invites to events with... Read more

The Sunday Mirror has reported that Richard Harpin, a major donor to the Tory party, is under investigation by the Financial Services Authority over allegations of insurance mis-selling. 

The Sunday Mirror “Homeserve boss who gave David Cameron £50k donation is probed for insurance mis-selling

The Sunday Mirror has reported that Richard Harpin, a major donor to the Tory party, is under investigation by the Financial Services Authority over allegations of insurance mis-selling.  Read more

Michael visited a Tesco store in Barnsley today to present some fantastic new sports, art and computer equipment to teachers and pupils from four local schools. 

Michael presents Tesco equipment to local schools in Barnsley

Michael visited a Tesco store in Barnsley today to present some fantastic new sports, art and computer equipment to teachers and pupils from four local schools.  Read more

Michael attended the South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue (SYFR) awards yesterday.  The SYFR awards ceremony takes place every year to recognise the fire service crews that have shown extraordinary bravery and skill over the last 12 months. 

Michael attends the South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Annual Awards 2012

Michael attended the South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue (SYFR) awards yesterday.  The SYFR awards ceremony takes place every year to recognise the fire service crews that have shown extraordinary bravery... Read more

As reported in the Barnsley Chronicle today, Michael attended a Dushera event in Barnsley last week organised by the Gujarat Association of Barnsley.

Michael attends Dushera event in Barnsley

As reported in the Barnsley Chronicle today, Michael attended a Dushera event in Barnsley last week organised by the Gujarat Association of Barnsley. Read more

Michael was joined by local school children at the Hoyland LIFT Centre today to officially turn on the Hoyland Town Centre Christmas lights.

Michael turns on Christmas lights in Hoyland Town Centre

Michael was joined by local school children at the Hoyland LIFT Centre today to officially turn on the Hoyland Town Centre Christmas lights. Read more

Michael attended the Proud of Barnsley awards dinner on 14 November and presented a special award to former Corrie star Katherine Kelly.

Michael presents special award at Proud of Barnsley ceremony

Michael attended the Proud of Barnsley awards dinner on 14 November and presented a special award to former Corrie star Katherine Kelly. Read more

Michael has written to David Cameron today asking him to investigate claims that his new election guru launched a foul-mouthed rant about Muslims.

Michael calls on Cameron to investigate claims his new election guru launched a rant against Muslims

Michael has written to David Cameron today asking him to investigate claims that his new election guru launched a foul-mouthed rant about Muslims. Read more

As reported in the Barnsley Chronicle today, Michael recently visited the award winning Acorn Brewery in Wombwell.

Michael visits Acorn Brewery and launches a new campaign to encourage local supermarkets to stock local produce

As reported in the Barnsley Chronicle today, Michael recently visited the award winning Acorn Brewery in Wombwell. Read more

The latest unemployment figures show that the total number of people claiming Jobs Seeker’s Allowance (JSA) in Barnsley has fallen slightly from 7,570 in September 2012 to 7,535 in October 2012.  This is welcome news, but it is still a lot higher than a year ago, when the total figure was 6,865. 

Michael warns Minsters against complacency

The latest unemployment figures show that the total number of people claiming Jobs Seeker’s Allowance (JSA) in Barnsley has fallen slightly from 7,570 in September 2012 to 7,535 in October... Read more

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