Michael Dugher MP

Working hard for Barnsley East

Blog Archive 2011

Michael has written an article for LabourList today reviewing Labour’s progress over the last year.  He writes that: “Labour has some way to go to rebuild after the 2010 general election defeat, and efforts to modernise our party and our policies must continue at a pace, but we have made remarkably good progress”.

Click here to read the full article: ‘Have confidence – 2011 in review

Labour List: Have confidence – 2011 in review

Michael has written an article for LabourList today reviewing Labour’s progress over the last year.  He writes that: “Labour has some way to go to rebuild after the 2010 general election defeat,...

Michael has written an article for LabourList today ahead of the Autumn statement next week.  Michael argues that since coming to power, this out of touch Government has become a government of excuses.

Click here to read the article: The Government is running out of excuses’

Labour List: The Government is running out of excuses

Michael has written an article for LabourList today ahead of the Autumn statement next week.  Michael argues that since coming to power, this out of touch Government has become a government of...

Michael has written an article for Labour Uncut today about the latest unemployment figures and the growing problem of long-term and youth unemployment.   

Click here to read the full article: "PR summits can’t mask a return to 1980s scale unemployment"

Labour Uncut column: PR summits can’t mask a return to 1980s scale unemployment

Michael has written an article for Labour Uncut today about the latest unemployment figures and the growing problem of long-term and youth unemployment.    Click here to read the full...

Michael has written an article for the Yorkshire Post today about Remembrance Day and the Barnsley Pals.   He also pays tribute to Private Matthew Thornton, from Barnsley, who was killed this week in Afghanistan.  Click here to read the article.

Yorkshire Post: Memories of the Barnsley Pals bring home human cost of war

Michael has written an article for the Yorkshire Post today about Remembrance Day and the Barnsley Pals.   He also pays tribute to Private Matthew Thornton, from Barnsley, who was killed...

Michael writes a regular column for Labour Uncut. His latest article is about the response to Ed Miliband’s conference speech.

Click here to read the full article: "Forget the Tories: take the time to read Ed Miliband’s speech for yourself "

Labour Uncut column: Forget the Tories: take the time to read Ed Miliband’s speech for yourself

Michael writes a regular column for Labour Uncut. His latest article is about the response to Ed Miliband’s conference speech. Click here to read the full article: "Forget the Tories: take the time...

Michael has written an article for the Yorkshire Post about the Government's flawed and rushed defence review.

You can read the article here: Britain will pay a price in the future as rushed defence cuts reduce our role in the world

Yorkshire Post - Michael Dugher: Britain will pay a price in the future as rushed defence cuts reduce our role in the world

Michael has written an article for the Yorkshire Post about the Government's flawed and rushed defence review. You can read the article here: Britain will pay a price in the future as rushed...

Michael has written a column for Tribune Magazine's TUC Special. In the article, Michael argues that the Government cannot stand up for Britain's interests as it has no industrial policy.

Click here to read the full article: Laissez-faire coalition leads us down a cul-de-sac

Tribune article: Laissez-faire coalition leads us down a cul-de-sac

Michael has written a column for Tribune Magazine's TUC Special. In the article, Michael argues that the Government cannot stand up for Britain's interests as it has no industrial policy. Click here...

Michael writes a regular column for Labour Uncut. His latest article is about the Government’s proposed changes to the way local councils are funded and how this will disproportionally impact more disadvantaged areas.

Click here to read the full article: "The weasel the government sneaked through during the phone-hacking frenzy "

Labour Uncut column: The weasel the government sneaked through during the phone-hacking frenzy

Michael writes a regular column for Labour Uncut. His latest article is about the Government’s proposed changes to the way local councils are funded and how this will disproportionally impact more disadvantaged...

Michael writes a regular column for Labour Uncut. Click here to read his latest article: "Slow, weak and out of touch – Cameron needs answers fast"

Labour Uncut column: Slow, weak and out of touch – Cameron needs answers fast

Michael writes a regular column for Labour Uncut. Click here to read his latest article: "Slow, weak and out of touch – Cameron needs answers fast"

Michael writes a regular column for Labour Uncut. In this week's column, Michael argues a new chapter to the 2010 SDSR is desperately needed today.

Read the full article here: "The govt must swallow its pride and adapt to the Arab spring"

Labour Uncut column: The govt must swallow its pride and adapt to the Arab spring

Michael writes a regular column for Labour Uncut. In this week's column, Michael argues a new chapter to the 2010 SDSR is desperately needed today. Read the full article here: "The govt must...

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