Michael Dugher

Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport

Barnsley East Labour

Michael Dugher’s voting in Parliament

Michael Dugher is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

This is a selection of Michael Dugher’s votes.

  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Almost always voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Consistently voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Almost always voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes

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Michael Dugher occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

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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

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (14 Sep 2015 to 5 Jan 2016)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Transport (5 Nov 2014 to 14 Sep 2015)
  • 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 7 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 55 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 55.73% 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") 33 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 Dec 2015.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Barnsley East CLP
Address of donor: 28 Vernon Street, Birdwell, Barnsley S70 5TH

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £15,941.12; money raised in respect of a fundraising event held on 4 March 2015 for the benefit of Barnsley East Constituency Labour Party (CLP) and the CLP of another Labour MP (£5,313.71 each). The money raised included one registrable donation as set out below. £5,313.70 will be divided equally between two other CLPs.

Donor status: unincorporated association

(Registered 19 March 2015)
Name of donor: Mr Bill Thomas
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £1,650 received as the only registrable donation from a funding raising event held on 4 March 2015 for the benefit of Barnsley East CLP (£550) and the CLP of another Labour MP (£550). £550 will be donated to two other CLPs.

Donor status: individual

(Registered 19 March 2015)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: PA Consulting Services Ltd
Address of donor: 123 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 9SR

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: transport research project and policy analysis

(undertaken between 16 January 2015 and 2 March 2015); total value £8,600

Date received: 16 January 2015

Date accepted: 2 March 2015

Donor status: company, registration 414220

(Registered 22 May 2015)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: England Rugby 2015 Ltd
Address of donor: Rugby House, Twickenham Stadium, 200 Whitton Road, Twickenham TW2 7BA

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets (including hospitality) to the Opening Ceremony of the Rugby World Cup in my capacity as Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport; value £630

Date received: 18 September 2015

Date accepted: 18 September 2015

Donor status: company, registration 06777896

(Registered 30 September 2015; updated 20 October 2015)
Name of donor: ITV plc
Address of donor: The London Television Centre, Upper Ground, London SE1 9LT

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets to a match during the Rugby World Cup in my capacity as Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport; £875 per ticket (including hospitality), total £1,750.

Date received: 10 October 2015

Date accepted: 10 October 2015

Donor status: company, registration 4967001

(Registered 16 October 2015)
Name of donor: Direct Line Group
Address of donor: The Wharf, Neville Street, Leeds LS1 4AZ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets to see U2 in concert at the 02 in my capacity as Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport; £165 per ticket, total £330.

Date received: 29 October 2015

Date accepted: 29 October 2015

Donor status: company, registration 1179980

(Registered 09 November 2015)
Name of donor: The Football Association Premier League Ltd
Address of donor: 30 Gloucester Place, London W1U 8PL

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: a ticket and hospitality at Stamford Bridge for a football match in my capacity as Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport; value £474.

Date received: 4 November 2015

Date accepted: 4 November 2015

Donor status: company, registration 2719699

(Registered 09 November 2015)
8. Miscellaneous
In my capacity as Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport I received two tickets from the Football Association, Wembley Stadium, PO Box 1966, London SW1P 9EQ, to see England v France at Wembley Stadium on 17 November 2015, total value £240. (Registered 04 December 2015)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Joanna Dugher, as part-time Office Manager.

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