Michael Dugher MP Barnsley East, Labour, Shadow Secretary of State for Transport


Michael Dugher

Most spoken phrases

Last updated 3rd Jun 2009

  1. Israeli settlements
  2. Northcote Road shops
  3. Dangerous dogs petition
  4. Clapham Junction tube
  5. Heathrow expansion
  6. Health services
  7. Fly tipping

This information is based on the most frequently spoken phrases by this representative.


  • Born:

  • Positions

    Shadow Minister for Defence 2010-11; PPS to Ed Miliband as Leader of the Opposition 2011; Shadow Minister: Without Portfolio, Cabinet Office 2011-13, for the Cabinet Office 2013-14; Shadow Secretary of State for Transport 2014-.
  • Electoral history

    Contested Skipton and Ripon 2001 general election. Member for Barnsley East since 6 May 2010 general election.
  • Political interests

    Economy, defence, health, transport, work and pensions, education.
  • Party groups

    Vice-chair, Labour Party; Executive member, BAPG; Vice-chair, General Election Campaign -2014.
  • Countries of interest

    Republic of Ireland, Israel, USA.

Election record for Barnsley East, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Labour 46.94%
Liberal Democrat 18.12%
Conservative 16.46%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Dugher, Michael Labour 18,059 46.94
Brown, John Liberal Democrat 6,969 18.12
Hockney, James Conservative 6,329 16.46
Porter, Colin British National Party 3,301 8.58
Watson, Tony UK Independence Party 1,731 4.5
Hogan, Kevin Independent 712 1.86
Devoy, Eddie Independent 684 1.78
Capstick, Ken Socialist Labour Party 601 1.57
Majority 11,090 votes
Electorate 68,395
Turnout (38,474) 56.25%

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