Michael Dugher MP

Working hard for Barnsley East

2013

As reported in the Barnsley Chronicle, Michael has criticised the Government for their failure to tackle the cost of living crisis, as recent figures show a record increase in those receiving help from foodbanks.

The number of those turning to foodbanks increases

As reported in the Barnsley Chronicle, Michael has criticised the Government for their failure to tackle the cost of living crisis, as recent figures show a record increase in those... Read more

Michael has written an article for Spendmatters.co.uk in support of small businesses. The future of the British economy depends on small business. That is why Labour is determined to take action to support SMEs. You can read the full article here.

Spendmatters.co.uk: "Small businesses should have the biggest voice in government – and we can start by paying them promptly"

Michael has written an article for Spendmatters.co.uk in support of small businesses. The future of the British economy depends on small business. That is why Labour is determined to take action to...

Following the news that Ministers are breaching their own rules on when they should pay government suppliers, Michael has written to the Minster for the Cabinet Office, Francis Maude MP, urging action to enforce targets for payment of business invoices across the public and private sectors.

You can read the letter in full here.

Letter to Francis Maude urging action on late payment to support SMEs

Following the news that Ministers are breaching their own rules on when they should pay government suppliers, Michael has written to the Minster for the Cabinet Office, Francis Maude MP,...

As reported by the Financial Times and The Sun, Ministers are breaching their own rules on when they should pay government suppliers. Government figure show that two departments have made significant amounts of late payments.

Whitehall mandarins fail to pay suppliers on time

As reported by the Financial Times and The Sun, Ministers are breaching their own rules on when they should pay government suppliers. Government figure show that two departments have made significant amounts... Read more

David Cameron's government is once again struggling with multiple policy issues at once. The omnishambles is back. 

You can read my latest blog post on Labour Uncut here.

The omnishambles is back

David Cameron's government is once again struggling with multiple policy issues at once. The omnishambles is back. You can read my latest blog post on Labour Uncut here.

As reported in theSouth Yorkshire Times and the Barnsley News and Sport, Michael has called for an end to the exploitation of hard-working people employed on zero-hours contracts.

Michael Dugher MP calls for an end to exploitive zero-hours contracts

As reported in theSouth Yorkshire Times and the Barnsley News and Sport, Michael has called for an end to the exploitation of hard-working people employed on zero-hours contracts. Read more

Michael Dugher is joining forces with Breast Cancer Campaign to raise awareness of its fundraising event, Wear It Pink day.

Michael supports Wear It Pink Day

Michael Dugher is joining forces with Breast Cancer Campaign to raise awareness of its fundraising event, Wear It Pink day. Read more

Michael has written an article for this week’s edition ofTribune Magazine.  Click here to read the article:  ‘We rightly honour those killed on the battlefield. It’s time to honour those killed on the coalfield too’.

Tribune Magazine: We rightly honour those killed on the battlefield. It’s time to honour those killed on the coalfield too - writes Michael Dugher

Michael has written an article for this week’s edition ofTribune Magazine.  Click here to read the article:  ‘We rightly honour those killed on the battlefield. It’s time to honour those killed on the...

Following their meeting at the Community First Volunteers Day, Michael was pleased to be able to visit the Worsbrough Bowls Club today and tried his hand at the sport.

Michael visits Worsbrough Bowls Club

Following their meeting at the Community First Volunteers Day, Michael was pleased to be able to visit the Worsbrough Bowls Club today and tried his hand at the sport. Read more

As reported in the Barnsley News and Sport, Michael has called for an end to the exploitation of hard-working people employed on zero-hours contracts.

Michael Dugher MP calls for an end to exploitive zero-hours contracts

As reported in the Barnsley News and Sport, Michael has called for an end to the exploitation of hard-working people employed on zero-hours contracts. Read more

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