Michael Dugher MP

Working hard for Barnsley East

2012

Michael, responding to the news that the Chief Whip has resigned, said:

“After weeks in complete denial, Andrew Mitchell has finally bowed to public pressure. What people will want to know is why, when the entire country could see that what Andrew Mitchell did was wrong, the Prime Minister totally failed to act.

Mitchell resignation shows Cameron is profoundly weak and out of touch

Michael, responding to the news that the Chief Whip has resigned, said:“After weeks in complete denial, Andrew Mitchell has finally bowed to public pressure. What people will want to know is why,... Read more

Michael has written a piece for Labour Uncut today assessing what the government has really achieved and outlining what its real “mid-term” report should look like.

Click here to read the article: The government’s top 30 “real achievements”'

Labour Uncut: The government’s top 30 “real achievements”

Michael has written a piece for Labour Uncut today assessing what the government has really achieved and outlining what its real “mid-term” report should look like. Click here to read the article: The...

Michael has said that Ministers seem happy to forget about places like Barnsley as figures out today show that long-term youth unemployment has risen again.

Long-term youth unemployment in Barnsley rises again

Michael has said that Ministers seem happy to forget about places like Barnsley as figures out today show that long-term youth unemployment has risen again. Read more

Michael has written an article for theHuffington Post today responding to David Cameron’s conference speech last week.   

To the read the article, click here: "For All Cameron's Talk of 'Aspiration', His Record and His Policies Just Don't Stand Up to Scrutiny

 

Huffington Post: For All Cameron's Talk of 'Aspiration', His Record and His Policies Just Don't Stand Up to Scrutiny

Michael has written an article for theHuffington Post today responding to David Cameron’s conference speech last week.    To the read the article, click here: "For All Cameron's Talk of 'Aspiration', His...

The Independent is reporting today that the Government is coming under pressure to lower the voting age across the United Kingdom after it dropped its opposition to 16 year olds taking part in the planned referendum on Scottish independence.

The Independent: Government challenged to reduce voting age after it drops opposition to 16-year-olds taking part in Scottish independence referendum

The Independent is reporting today that the Government is coming under pressure to lower the voting age across the United Kingdom after it dropped its opposition to 16 year olds taking... Read more

The Daily Mirror has reported today on David Cameron’s conference speech, highlighting how the Prime Minister “failed to spell out a single new policy to lift us out of economic doldrums”.

The Mirror: “David Cameron tells conference he wants an 'aspirational' nation... but his only plan is to hit the poor”

The Daily Mirror has reported today on David Cameron’s conference speech, highlighting how the Prime Minister “failed to spell out a single new policy to lift us out of economic doldrums”. Read more

Michael has responded to David Cameron’s conference speech today, calling it “a defensive speech, from an out of touch, clearly rattled leader, who cannot be the One Nation Prime Minister we need”.

To read Michael’s full reaction, you can visit the Labour Party’s website here

“Rattled Cameron can't be the One Nation PM we need”

Michael has responded to David Cameron’s conference speech today, calling it “a defensive speech, from an out of touch, clearly rattled leader, who cannot be the One Nation Prime Minister we need”....

Michael was quoted in the Daily MailThe IndependentThe Mirror and The Guardian yesterday responding to David Cameron’s interview on the Andrew Marr Show.

“Britain needs a One Nation Prime Minister to deliver real change”

Michael was quoted in the Daily Mail, The Independent, The Mirror and The Guardian yesterday responding to David Cameron’s interview on the Andrew Marr Show. Read more

The Sunday Mirror and the Independent on Sunday are reporting that David Cameron is facing fresh questions over his links with billionaire Tory donor Sir Anthony Bamford.

Michael demands answers from the Government regarding Sir Anthony Bamford’s peerage nomination and Cameron’s visit to JCB plant in Brazil

The Sunday Mirror and the Independent on Sunday are reporting that David Cameron is facing fresh questions over his links with billionaire Tory donor Sir Anthony Bamford. Read more

new poll shows strong opposition to the Conservatives going ahead with a tax cut next April which will give 8,000 people earning over £1 million a tax cut of at least £40,000.

New poll shows majority oppose David Cameron’s unfair tax cut

A new poll shows strong opposition to the Conservatives going ahead with a tax cut next April which will give 8,000 people earning over £1 million a tax cut of at least... Read more

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