Michael Dugher MP

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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 2013.

Responding, Michael said:

"Nick Clegg thinks he’s Santa Claus –pretending to hand out goodies to people in Yorkshire. But the truth is he gives a little with one hand, and takes away much more with the other hand."

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


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