Michael Dugher

MP, Barnsley East

Barnsley East Labour

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How Michael Dugher voted
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  • Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Source
  • Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted very strongly against encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
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Michael Dugher never rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Labour MP for Barnsley East

Entered 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

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)

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  • Has spoken in 10 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 76 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 66.16% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well 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") 29 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Dec 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payment of £90 from the Guardian News & Media Group, PO Box 68164, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1P 2AP, for article. Hours: 2 hrs. Payment donated to charity. (Registered 31 March 2014)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: Labour Friends of Israel 
Address of donor: BM LFI, London W1N 3XX
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights costing £550, additional transport costing £60, and accommodation, food and drink with a value of: £640; a total value of £1,250. (Some hospitality was also provided by the Israeli Government, Palestinian Authority and the IDC Herzliya.)
Destination of visit: Israel and the Palestinian territories
Date of visit: 7-9 January 2014
Purpose of visit: Fact-finding visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories.
(Registered 30 January 2014)
Name of donor: (1) Inst of Politics, Univ of Chicago (2) Graham Cole (3) Malcolm George
Address of donor: (1) 5707 S.Woodlawn, Chicago, IL 60637, USA (2) private (3) private
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): (1) Flight, hotel accommodation in Chicago for me and two staff members and some local transport; approx. value £3,100 (2) Return flights for two staff members and internal flights to Washington DC for me and two staff members; estimate value over £1,500 (booked using frequent flyer miles)
(3) Accommodation for me and two staff members in Washington DC; approx. value £500
Destination of visit: Chicago and Washington DC, USA
Date of visit: 24-29 April 2014
Purpose of visit: to speak at the University of Chicago’s Institute of Politics and to attend fact finding meetings.
(Registered 29 May 2014) 

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