Michael Dugher MP

Working hard for Barnsley East

2013

As reported in the Barnsley News and Sport, Michael has warned people in Barnsley who give unwanted goods on their doorstep to charitable causes this Christmas, to take care in ensuring that the goods reach genuine charity beneficiaries.      

Michael warns people to take care over charity collections this Christmas

As reported in the Barnsley News and Sport, Michael has warned people in Barnsley who give unwanted goods on their doorstep to charitable causes this Christmas, to take care in ensuring... Read more

As reported in the Yorkshire Post, Michael has criticised a festive message from Nick Clegg in which he heralded a number of Government policies he claimed had boosted Yorkshire’s economy during 2013.

Yorkshire Post: 'Clegg accused of ‘pretending to be Santa’'

As reported in the Yorkshire Post, Michael has criticised a festive message from Nick Clegg in which he heralded a number of Government policies he claimed had boosted Yorkshire’s economy during... Read more

As reported in the South Yorkshire Times and Doncaster Free Press, Michael has welcomed the opening of Barnsley’s first dedicated support centre by BIADS, a charity he is patron of. He has also called on the Government to use £700m from this year’s NHS underspend to help tackle the immediate crisis.  

BIADS open dedicated dementia centre in Barnsley

As reported in the South Yorkshire Times and Doncaster Free Press, Michael has welcomed the opening of Barnsley’s first dedicated support centre by BIADS, a charity he is patron of. He has also... Read more

As reported in the Barnsley Chornicle, South Yorkhsire Times andBarnsley News and Sport, Michael has called on ministers to take action to tackle long-term unemployment in Barnsley East and long-term youth unemployment in Barnsley Local Authority – both of which remain at unacceptably high levels.

Michael calls on ministers to act to tackle long-term youth unemployment

As reported in the Barnsley Chornicle, South Yorkhsire Times andBarnsley News and Sport, Michael has called on ministers to take action to tackle long-term unemployment in Barnsley East and long-term youth unemployment... Read more

As reported in the Guardian, Michael has criticised the Government after figures have shown that workers have lost the annual equivalent of sixteen days pay since David Cameron became Prime Minister.

You can read the article and Michael's comments in full here.

The Guardian: 'Labour attacks Tory party over fall in average pay since Cameron became PM'

As reported in the Guardian, Michael has criticised the Government after figures have shown that workers have lost the annual equivalent of sixteen days pay since David Cameron became Prime Minister....

As reported in the Barnsley News and Sport, Michael has has hit out at the Government after figures released by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) revealed that there has been a 25 per cent increase in the number of excess winter deaths recorded in the region compared to the previous year.

Michael hits out at ‘appalling’ excess winter deaths increase

As reported in the Barnsley News and Sport, Michael has has hit out at the Government after figures released by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) revealed that there has been... Read more

With the prosepect of a tough winter for our A&E and the proposed changes to the CCG funding formula, Michael has written an article for the Barnsley Independent.

You can read the article in full here.

Barnsley Independent: 'What is happening to our NHS is a worry'

With the prosepect of a tough winter for our A&E and the proposed changes to the CCG funding formula, Michael has written an article for the Barnsley Independent. You can...

It is being reported in both the Sunday Telegraphand the Sunday Mirror, that David Cameron has told Tories to ditch images of blue sky and promises of change, in an effort to counteract the growing threat of UKIP. It seems all eforts to shake off the image of the 'nasty party' have been abandoned.

You can read Michael's comments in the Sunday Telegraph here and the Sunday Mirror here.

The Sunday Telegraph and Sunday Mirror: Tories abandon 'blue sky thinking'

It is being reported in both the Sunday Telegraphand the Sunday Mirror, that David Cameron has told Tories to ditch images of blue sky and promises of change, in an effort to...

Michael has visited the new Hoyland Tesco site today to 'cut the ground'. He was shown around the site to see how the development will take shape.

Michael visits Hoyland Tesco site to 'cut the ground'

Michael has visited the new Hoyland Tesco site today to 'cut the ground'. He was shown around the site to see how the development will take shape. Read more

Michael has visited four more schools in Barnsley today to present certificates and prizes to the school winners of his Christmas Card Competion.

Michael visits four more schools to present certificates and prizes to the school winners

Michael has visited four more schools in Barnsley today to present certificates and prizes to the school winners of his Christmas Card Competion. Read more

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