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Labour press release Michael Dugher MP, Labour’s Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office, responding to UKIP’s decision to sit with far-right Polish MEP Robert Jaroslaw Iwaszkiewicz, said: “As we approach Remembrance in the UK, we righ... Continue to article
Launching a new film, the four-step guide to how to not be the nasty party, Labour vice-chair Michael Dugher said: "David Cameron promised change but has failed to deliver. The Tories are determined to stand up for a privileged few, and n... Continue to article
Labour press release UKIP claims to be on the side of working people, but the truth is UKIP is made up of senior figures with a history in the Tory party, UKIP relies more and more on Tory funding and UKIP shares a Tory policy agenda. Th... Continue to article
The shadow cabinet officer minister has written to the Conservative Party to demand negotiations on TV debates for the 2015 election. In a speech to the 2014 Labour Party conference Michael Dugher challenged to Tory chair Grant Shapps to... Continue to article
The Labour party has announced in full the new appointments to the shadow front benches. Newly elected MPs Rachel Reeves, Johnny Reynolds, Tom Greatrex, Luciana Berger and Gloria De Piero have been given junior positions. Longer serving MPs including failed Labour leadership contender Diane Abbott, Wayne David, Andy Slaughter, Karen Buck and Alison Sebeck have also been given roles. Chuka Umunna and Anne McGuire have been appointed as private parliamentary secretaries (PPS) to new Labour leader Ed Miliband. Some notable omissions from the list include Ben Bradshaw, David Lammy, Tom Harris and Pat McFadden who all stood for shadow cabinet positions.
Labour MPs Tom Watson and Michael Dugher have accused David Cameron of evading questions after the prime minister has yet to give details to parliament of his meetings with executives at Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation. Mr Dugher said: "The prime minister promised transparency yet all we have had is evasion".
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