Michael Dugher MP

Working hard for Barnsley East

2013

The Sunday Mirror has reported that a Russian businessman donated £90,000 for a sculpture of David Cameron just months after his energy firm received £4.5million from taxpayers.

Sunday Mirror: "David Cameron: £4.5m handout for Russian businessman who donated £90,000 for Prime Minister sculpture"

The Sunday Mirror has reported that a Russian businessman donated £90,000 for a sculpture of David Cameron just months after his energy firm received £4.5million from taxpayers. Read more

As reporteed in the Barnsley Chronicle and Barnsley News and Sport, Michael has visited the Friends of Wombwell Cemetery to see the great work the group do and to pass on his support for their Heritage Lottery Funding (HLF) Initiative bid.

Michael visits Friends of Wombwell Cemetery in support of lottery funding bid

As reporteed in the Barnsley Chronicle and Barnsley News and Sport, Michael has visited the Friends of Wombwell Cemetery to see the great work the group do and to pass... Read more

As reported in The South Yorkshire Times, Barnsley News and Sport and The Doncaster Free Press, Michael has backed Labour’s pledge to scrap the hated bedroom tax if elected as recent figures show the shocking number of those affected in Barnsley. Michael has supported the pledge that will give hope to the many disabled and vulnerable people in Barnsley who have been unfairly hit by David Cameron’s cruel tax.

Labour to repeal hated bedroom tax as figures reveal the shocking number of those affected in Barnsley

As reported in The South Yorkshire Times, Barnsley News and Sport and The Doncaster Free Press, Michael has backed Labour’s pledge to scrap the hated bedroom tax if elected as recent figures show the... Read more

As reported by the South Yorkshire TimesDoncaster Free PressBarnsley News and Sport anduSwitch.com, Michael has urged the Government to introduce stricter regulations and completely overhaul the energy market in an attempt to control rocketing energy prices affecting thousands of families in Barnsley.

Barnsley households in fuel poverty as energy companies enjoy profit uplift of £3.3 billion

As reported by the South Yorkshire Times, Doncaster Free Press, Barnsley News and Sport anduSwitch.com, Michael has urged the Government to introduce stricter regulations and completely overhaul the energy market in an attempt to... Read more

As reported in the Barnsley Chronicle, BBCWe Are Barnsley and Barnsley News and Sport, Michael has branded the need for the first foodbank in Barnsley East as‘shameful’.

Michael brands the Prime Minister "a disgrace" as he visits the first foodbank in Barnsley East

As reported in the Barnsley Chronicle, BBC, We Are Barnsley and Barnsley News and Sport, Michael has branded the need for the first foodbank in Barnsley East as‘shameful’. Read more

The Daily MirrorSky NewsPolitics.co.uk and The Daily Telegraphhave reported Michael's comments on the news that Tory membership under David Cameron has halved.

Daily Telegraph: Conservative party membership has halved since David Cameron and 'clique' came to power

The Daily Mirror, Sky News, Politics.co.uk and The Daily Telegraphhave reported Michael's comments on the news that Tory membership under David Cameron has halved. Read more

The Daily Mirror have reported on figures obtained by Michael that show Vince Cable's department has spent £7.5 million on loos and other refurbishments.

Daily Mirrror: Vince Cable spends £7.5 million on loos and other refurbishments at Whitehall department

The Daily Mirror have reported on figures obtained by Michael that show Vince Cable's department has spent £7.5 million on loos and other refurbishments. Read more

As reported in the South Yorkshire Times, Michael has welcomed a fall in unemployment in Barnsley, but remains concerned by figures released by the Office of National Statistics (ONS).

Unemployment figures still worryingly high

As reported in the South Yorkshire Times, Michael has welcomed a fall in unemployment in Barnsley, but remains concerned by figures released by the Office of National Statistics (ONS). Read more

As reported in the South Yorkshire Times and Doncaster Free Press, Michael has raised concern over the potential impact of planned fire service cuts in South Yorkshire.

Michael raises concerns over planned fire service cuts

As reported in the South Yorkshire Times and Doncaster Free Press, Michael has raised concern over the potential impact of planned fire service cuts in South Yorkshire. Read more

As reported in the Barnsley Chronicle and South Yorkshire Timesand Barnsley News and Sport, Michael has signed a petition asking the Minister, Michael Fallon MP, to stop the sell-off of Royal Mail and save the daily delivery.

Michael signs petition calling for minister to stop the privatisation of Royal Mail

As reported in the Barnsley Chronicle and South Yorkshire Timesand Barnsley News and Sport, Michael has signed a petition asking the Minister, Michael Fallon MP, to stop the sell-off of Royal Mail... Read more

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