Michael Dugher MP

Working hard for Barnsley East

2012

Michael joined fellow Barnsley MPs, councillors, the Mayor and the Lord Lieutenant in Barnsley Town Centre today to welcome back soldiers from the Light Dragoon, who recently returned from a tour of duty in Afghanistan.

Michael welcomes back Light Dragoons to Barnsley

Michael joined fellow Barnsley MPs, councillors, the Mayor and the Lord Lieutenant in Barnsley Town Centre today to welcome back soldiers from the Light Dragoon, who recently returned from a... Read more

Michael has said it is “fantastic news” that the Post Office has won the £450m DVLA contract to continue providing driving licenses and tax discs for up to a decade.

Michael says it is “fantastic news” that the Post Office has won £450m DVLA contract

Michael has said it is “fantastic news” that the Post Office has won the £450m DVLA contract to continue providing driving licenses and tax discs for up to a decade.... Read more

Michael voted tonight in Parliament to delay January’s fuel duty rise. You can see Michael’s response to constituents who have written to him about this matter below:

Michael votes to delay fuel duty rise

Michael voted tonight in Parliament to delay January’s fuel duty rise. You can see Michael’s response to constituents who have written to him about this matter below: Read more

It has been reported today that the owners of Maltby Colliery plan to mothball themine at the end of November. 

Michael says he will stand shoulder to shoulder with Matlby Colliery workers to ensure the pit has a future

It has been reported today that the owners of Maltby Colliery plan to mothball themine at the end of November.  Read more

As reported in the Sheffield Star, Michael has revealed figures that show that the number of Anti-Social Behaviour Orders (ASBOs) issued in South Yorkshire fell by 49 per cent last year.   

Michael highlights big fall in the number of ASBOs in South Yorkshire as authorities are left in limbo

As reported in the Sheffield Star, Michael has revealed figures that show that the number of Anti-Social Behaviour Orders (ASBOs) issued in South Yorkshire fell by 49 per cent last year.   ... Read more

As reported in the Sheffield Star, Michael has highlighted new figures this week that show that the number of qualified nursing, midwifery and health visiting staff employed by the Yorkshire and the Humber strategic health authority has fallen by 1,318 since May 2010.

Michael highlights new figures that show that the Government has cut 1,318 frontline nurses in Yorkshire

As reported in the Sheffield Star, Michael has highlighted new figures this week that show that the number of qualified nursing, midwifery and health visiting staff employed by the Yorkshire and... Read more

Tories' real record at the halfway point of this parliament

Labour is turning the spotlight on David Cameron as his Government reaches its halfway point today (Monday 5th November).

Labour launches campaign on Tories' failures in government

Tories' real record at the halfway point of this parliament Labour is turning the spotlight on David Cameron as his Government reaches its halfway point today (Monday 5th November). Read more

As reported in the Barnsley Chronicle today, Michael has welcomed the Government’s announcement that it is to order a review into the decision to close the children’s heart surgery unit at Leeds General Infirmary.

Michael welcomes new review into the decision to close Leeds heart surgery unit

As reported in the Barnsley Chronicle today, Michael has welcomed the Government’s announcement that it is to order a review into the decision to close the children’s heart surgery unit at... Read more

As reported in the Barnsley Chronicle today, Michael attended a Barnsley College graduation ceremony last week for business, engineering, accountancy, health and management students.

Michael attends Barnsley College graduation ceremony

As reported in the Barnsley Chronicle today, Michael attended a Barnsley College graduation ceremony last week for business, engineering, accountancy, health and management students. Read more

On Sunday 28 October, Michael campaigned on the doorstep in Barnsley with Shaun Wright, Labour’s candidate for South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner.

Michael campaigns in Barnsley with Labour’s candidate for South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner, Shaun Wright

On Sunday 28 October, Michael campaigned on the doorstep in Barnsley with Shaun Wright, Labour’s candidate for South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner. Read more

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