Michael Dugher

MP, Barnsley East

Barnsley East Labour

A selection of Michael Dugher's votes

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  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Details
  • Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Details
  • Voted very strongly against university tuition fees Details
  • Has never voted on removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Details
  • Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Details
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Details

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Michael Dugher never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Davies Commission Report 1 Jul 2015

    I thank the Secretary of State for giving me advance sight of his fairly brief statement, and I join him in thanking Sir Howard Davies and his team for the vital work that they have done since 2012 in producing what is a very important report. I also pay tribute to both Heathrow and Gatwick for the impressive campaigns that they have run. The report constitutes a substantial piece of...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Davies Commission Report 1 Jul 2015

    Business as usual next week.
  • Business of the House: Network Rail 25 Jun 2015

    I thank the Secretary of State for advance sight of his statement. Let us be absolutely clear: the Government’s total failure to deliver a fit-for-purpose railway has today been completely and damningly exposed. First, the publication of the latest national rail passenger survey—I note the Secretary of State did not mention it—shows that passenger satisfaction has dropped...

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Labour MP for Barnsley East

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Cabinet Office
  • Defence
  • Work and Pensions
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Transport
  • Procurement
  • Publications
  • Standards
  • Accountancy
  • Press: Subscriptions

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Transport (since 5 Nov 2014)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office (7 Oct 2013 to 5 Nov 2014)
  • Shadow Minister without Portfolio (Cabinet Office) (7 Oct 2011 to 7 Oct 2013)
  • Shadow Minister (Defence) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
  • Member, Public Administration Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 10 Dec 2012)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 12 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 90 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 59.46% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 32 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Jun 2015.

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