Michael Dugher MP

Working hard for Barnsley East

2013

As reported in the Barnsley News and Sport, Michael has highlighted a report into music tourism, by UK Music and VisitBritain, whcih reveals the combined power of tourism and music to stimulate the Yorkshire and Humber economy.

Report highlights the contribution of music tourism to our economy

As reported in the Barnsley News and Sport, Michael has highlighted a report into music tourism, by UK Music and VisitBritain, whcih reveals the combined power of tourism and music... Read more

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

Michael and the rest of the Shadow Cabinet met today following the recent reshuffle.

The Labour Party Shadow Cabinet

Michael and the rest of the Shadow Cabinet met today following the recent reshuffle. Read more

Michael has called  for the introduction of Labour’s Compulsory Jobs Guarantee and an end to Government complacency on long-term joblessness as figures show long term unemployment and long term youth unemployment in Barnsley are too high and static.

Michael calls for an end to Government complacency on long term joblessness

Michael has called  for the introduction of Labour’s Compulsory Jobs Guarantee and an end to Government complacency on long-term joblessness as figures show long term unemployment and long term youth... Read more

As reported in the Sunday Mirror and on theITV News website, Parliamentary written questions from Michael have revealed that Government departments have spent more than £50,000 on 92 flat-screen TVs in the last two years.

Sunday Mirror: ‘Government officials spend £50k on flat-screen TVs in just two years’

As reported in the Sunday Mirror and on theITV News website, Parliamentary written questions from Michael have revealed that Government departments have spent more than £50,000 on 92 flat-screen TVs in the... Read more

Michael attended the Miners' Memorial Day service at St Mary’s Church in Barnsley today. The memorial was held to commemorate those who lost their lives working in the mining industry or as a result of working in the mining industry.

Michael attends Miners' Memorial Day

Michael attended the Miners' Memorial Day service at St Mary’s Church in Barnsley today. The memorial was held to commemorate those who lost their lives working in the mining industry... Read more

As reported in the Independent, the Daily Mail and the Telegraph, figures revealed by Michael through parliamentary written questions have shown that the Department for Climate Change spent more than £300,000 on domestic flights for ministers and staff in 2012-13.

Climate change department spent more than £300,000 on UK flights

As reported in the Independent, the Daily Mail and the Telegraph, figures revealed by Michael through parliamentary written questions have shown that the Department for Climate Change spent more than £300,000 on domestic flights... Read more

As reported by the Barnsley News and Sport, Michael has backed a local roofer shortlisted as one of eight finalists for a ‘UK Worker of the Year’ award.

Michael backs local businessman in ‘UK Worker of the Year’ competition

As reported by the Barnsley News and Sport, Michael has backed a local roofer shortlisted as one of eight finalists for a ‘UK Worker of the Year’ award. Read more

As reported by the Barnsley News and Sport, Michael has signed a petition which calls for the Government to ‘stop the growing divide’ between areas that are the most and least affected by government cuts.

Michael signs petition to ‘stop the growing divide’

As reported by the Barnsley News and Sport, Michael has signed a petition which calls for the Government to ‘stop the growing divide’ between areas that are the most and least... Read more

As reported by the Barnsley Chronicle, South Yorkshire Timesand Barnsley News and Sport, Michael has been promoted to the role of Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office in Ed Miliband’s reshuffle of his frontbench team.    

Michael receives promotion to new role in the Shadow Cabinet

As reported by the Barnsley Chronicle, South Yorkshire Timesand Barnsley News and Sport, Michael has been promoted to the role of Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office in Ed Miliband’s reshuffle of... Read more

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