Michael Dugher MP

Working hard for Barnsley East

2012

Michael has written a blog post for LabourList today highlighting anew ICM poll that shows the public - including most Tory voters – think that Cameron should drop the tax cut for millionaires.

LabourList: Public urge Cameron to come clean about his taxes and drop his tax cut for millionaires

Michael has written a blog post for LabourList today highlighting anew ICM poll that shows the public - including most Tory voters – think that Cameron should drop the tax cut for millionaires.... Read more

Labour has launched a ‘borrowing counter’ and a NHS poster to highlight the scale of Cameron’s economic failure.

Labour launches Borrowing Counter and NHS poster to highlight scale of Cameron's economic failure

Labour has launched a ‘borrowing counter’ and a NHS poster to highlight the scale of Cameron’s economic failure. Read more

Michael Dugher, Labour's Shadow Cabinet Office Minister, has written to the Prime Minister, asking him how much he stands to benefit from the cut in the top rate of income tax and how many of his Cabinet colleagues also stand to benefit.

Michael writes to the Prime Minister asking how much he stands to benefit from cut in top rate of income tax

Michael Dugher, Labour's Shadow Cabinet Office Minister, has written to the Prime Minister, asking him how much he stands to benefit from the cut in the top rate of income... Read more

As reported in the Barnsley Chronicle today (see below), Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council (BMBC) has received approval from central Government to proceed with the compulsory purchase of the derelict properties (46, 48, 102 and 104) in Welland Crescent, Elsecar.

Michael welcomes news that Barnsley Council will soon proceed with the compulsory purchase of the derelict properties in Welland Crescent

As reported in the Barnsley Chronicle today (see below), Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council (BMBC) has received approval from central Government to proceed with the compulsory purchase of the derelict properties... Read more

Michael has written to the Cabinet Secretary, Sir Jeremy Heywood, to raise a number of questions over the propriety of David Cameron’s decision to provide public support to JCB and its Chairman, Sir Anthony Bamford. 

Michael writes to Cabinet Secretary to raise questions over Cameron's Brazil visit and JCB

Michael has written to the Cabinet Secretary, Sir Jeremy Heywood, to raise a number of questions over the propriety of David Cameron’s decision to provide public support to JCB and its... Read more

Michael pledged his support at Labour Party Conference for an initiative launched by charity Whizz-Kidz, to gather young disabled peoples’ hopes for the legacy of the Paralympics.

Michael backs Whizz-Kidz Paralympic inspiration initiative at Labour Party Conference

Michael pledged his support at Labour Party Conference for an initiative launched by charity Whizz-Kidz, to gather young disabled peoples’ hopes for the legacy of the Paralympics. Read more

As reported in the Barnsley Chronicle today (see below), Michael attended the formal opening of the nearly refurbished Pavilion last week at the Grimethorpe Sports Ground along with the Chair of the Coalfields Regeneration Trust, Peter McNestry, and the Chair of Access to Sports and Recreation Ltd, Alan Sherriff.

Michael attends formal re-opening of the Pavilion at Grimethorpe Sports Ground

As reported in the Barnsley Chronicle today (see below), Michael attended the formal opening of the nearly refurbished Pavilion last week at the Grimethorpe Sports Ground along with the Chair... Read more

Ahead of the Labour party conference in Manchester, Michael has written an article for the Guardian's “The Northerner” blog arguing that there is a genuine ignorance about the north of England inside the Conservative party.

Click here to read the article: “Cameron doesn't get the north, argues Shadow Minister”

The Guardian online: “Cameron doesn't get the north, argues Shadow Minister”

Ahead of the Labour party conference in Manchester, Michael has written an article for the Guardian's “The Northerner” blog arguing that there is a genuine ignorance about the north of England inside...

Michael has backed a UN campaign, led by Gordon Brown, called Education First.

To find out more, and to see a short video about the issue, please visitwww.educationenvoy.org

Michael backs UN's Education First campaign led by Gordon Brown

Michael has backed a UN campaign, led by Gordon Brown, called Education First. To find out more, and to see a short video about the issue, please visitwww.educationenvoy.org

As reported in the Barnsley Chronicle (see below), the South Yorkshire Times, the WeAreBarnsleywebsite and The Sheffield Star, Michael has said that Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council must “think again” about the travellers’ site in Darfield.

Michael calls for Barnsley Council to “think again” about the travellers’ site in Darfield

As reported in the Barnsley Chronicle (see below), the South Yorkshire Times, the WeAreBarnsleywebsite and The Sheffield Star, Michael has said that Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council must “think again” about the travellers’ site in... Read more

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