Michael Dugher

MP, Barnsley East

Barnsley East Labour

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  • Voted very strongly against university tuition fees Details
  • Has never voted on a wholly elected House of Lords Details
  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Details
  • Voted very strongly for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Details
  • Voted very strongly against encouraging occupational pensions Details
  • Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Details

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Michael Dugher

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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 (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)

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  • Has spoken in 10 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 86 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • 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") 30 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

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)
4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by my party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: Barnsley East CLP
(a) Address of donor: 28 Vernon Street, Birdwell, Barnsley S70 5TH
(a) 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.
(a) Donor status: unincorporated association
(a) (Registered 19 March 2015)
(a) Name of donor: Mr Bill Thomas
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) 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.
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 19 March 2015)
6. Overseas visits
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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