Dugher departs as Labour starts election campaign

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Dugher departs as Labour starts election campaign THE DECISION of a second senior Yorkshire MP to stand down tonight threatened to drown out the opening salvos of Labour’s General Election campaign. Read more at: http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/dugher-departs-as-labour-starts-election-campaign-1-8503941 South Yorkshire MP Michael Dugher … Continue reading

Yorkshire Labour MPs condemn party’s decision not to expel Ken Livingstone

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A number of Yorkshire Labour MPs are among those who have condemned that party over its decision not to expel Ken Livingstone following allegations of anti-semitism Former leader Ed Miliband, and former shadow cabinet members Yvette Cooper and Michael Dugher … Continue reading

Michael Dugher: Labour faces credibility ‘meltdown’ over immigration

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Michael Dugher: Labour faces credibility ‘meltdown’ over immigration Labour is facing a “meltdown” in credibility among working class voters unless it acknowledges the downsides of mass EU immigration, according to a former Shadow Cabinet member. Leading moderate Michael Dugher also warned … Continue reading

@MichaelDugherMP – Lets the cat out of the bag? NOT!!!

Parliamentarians, Michael Dugher included, are entitled to some of our money to assist them in their parliamentary duties.

However, when I spotted these tweets from @Michael DugherMP, I mistook this to be an example of the attitudes to the use of our money common amongst MPs in that, they have little understanding of the rules and appear contemptuous  of them!

Michael Dugher
MichaelDugherMPMichael Dugher

On the train travelling back from Feltham with Jon, Matt and David from my office + @patmcfaddenmp and Gemma #labourdoorstep
Michael Dugher
MichaelDugherMPMichael Dugher

In Feltham #labourdoorstep
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Rotherham Politics
rothpoliticsRotherham Politics

@MichaelDugherMP The staff we paid for to do your parliamentary work for you, not to take part in political campaigning, presumably?
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Michael sent us this Tweet in clarification.

Michael Dugher
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@rothpolitics I paid for the travel – not tax-payer + 2 of the lads are volunteers in my office. The 3rd went to feltham in his freetime.
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Rotherham Politics
rothpoliticsRotherham Politics

@MichaelDugherMP Thanks for your explanation. Jumped to the wrong conclusion and am sorry for that.
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Rotherham Politics is a twitter user @rothpolitics.