Michael Dugher MP

Working hard for Barnsley East

2012

Michael visited Barnsley College today and met with Principal Colin Booth before being shown around many of the fantastic new facilities. 

Michael visits Barnsley College

Michael visited Barnsley College today and met with Principal Colin Booth before being shown around many of the fantastic new facilities.  Read more

On Fright Michael attended the Barnsley Camra (Campaign for Real Ale) Summer Beer and Cider Festival at the Milton Hall in Elsecar.

Michael attends Barnsley Camra Summer Beer and Cider Festival at the Milton Hall in Elsecar

On Fright Michael attended the Barnsley Camra (Campaign for Real Ale) Summer Beer and Cider Festival at the Milton Hall in Elsecar. Read more

Michael formally opened a new purpose-built care centre today. St James’ Court in Hoyland will cater for residential, nursing and dementia care and will create 60 jobs.

Michael opens new care home in Hoyland

Michael formally opened a new purpose-built care centre today. St James’ Court in Hoyland will cater for residential, nursing and dementia care and will create 60 jobs. Read more

On Tuesday, Michael voted on a Labour motion in Parliament calling on the Government to publish detailed implementation plans for the Universal Credit scheme and to set out steps to address the “deep flaws before it is too late.”

Michael criticises Government’s Universal Credit scheme – which is already late and over budget

On Tuesday, Michael voted on a Labour motion in Parliament calling on the Government to publish detailed implementation plans for the Universal Credit scheme and to set out steps to... Read more

Michael has written an article for LabourList arguing that as well as demonstrating a "lurch to the right", the reshuffle was just as telling in terms of the direction of Liberal Democrats in the Government.

Click here to read the article: The reshuffle showed the Lib Dems true colours too 

Labour List article: The reshuffle showed the Lib Dems true colours too

Michael has written an article for LabourList arguing that as well as demonstrating a "lurch to the right", the reshuffle was just as telling in terms of the direction of Liberal Democrats...

A major new report from the charity Save the Children has revealed that 32 per cent of children in Yorkshire are being driven into poverty by the recession.   

Save the Children report: One-third of Yorkshire children now going hungry

A major new report from the charity Save the Children has revealed that 32 per cent of children in Yorkshire are being driven into poverty by the recession.    Read more

Michael has called David Cameron’s reshuffle “more of the same from an out of touch and failing Government”. 

Michael gives his reaction to David Cameron's "no change" reshuffle

Michael has called David Cameron’s reshuffle “more of the same from an out of touch and failing Government”.  Read more

Michael asked a question in Parliament today to the Minister for the Cabinet Office, Francis Maude, regarding the future of the Post Office network.

Michael defends Post Offices on behalf of Barnsley constituents

Michael asked a question in Parliament today to the Minister for the Cabinet Office, Francis Maude, regarding the future of the Post Office network. Read more

In a letter to the Secretary of State for Education, Michael has called for a cross-party inquiry into GCSE English exam results. 

Michael urges Education Secretary to undertake a cross-party inquiry in to GCSE English exam results

In a letter to the Secretary of State for Education, Michael has called for a cross-party inquiry into GCSE English exam results.  Read more

As reported in the Barnsley Chronicle (see below) and The Sheffield Star, Michael has come out against the development of a Travellers’ site in Darfield, saying it is not an “appropriate location”. 

Michael says that the land off Doncaster Road in Darfield is not an “appropriate location” for the proposed development of a Travellers’ site in Barnsley

As reported in the Barnsley Chronicle (see below) and The Sheffield Star, Michael has come out against the development of a Travellers’ site in Darfield, saying it is not an “appropriate... Read more

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