Olympic Tourism Legacy at Risk After Reshuffle

Shadow Tourism Minister, Dan Jarvis MP has responded to the news that John Penrose has stepped down at the Department for Culture, Media and Sport and will not be replaced.

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Midget Gems, HP Sauce & The Taliban

For generations young men from Barnsley have marched off to war. Today we have at least 100 young men and a handful of young women serving in the armed forces on the front line in Afghanistan.

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Enough is Enough

Barnsley Central MP Dan Jarvis, has responded to yesterday's announcement that unemployment in his constituency has risen.

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Museum 2020

Almost half the population visited a museum or gallery in the past year – part of a steady increase in the last half decade. Museums are a major cultural force in this country, and their influence is growing.

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Jarvis: Government ignoring local pleas to save libraries

Dan Jarvis MP, Labour’s Shadow Culture Minister, has warned that for two years, Government Ministers have been ignoring local campaigners’ appeals for the Government to step in and save libraries.

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Jarvis Brands Vaizey

157 libraries reported shut down or handed over to unpaid volunteers since April 2011

  • 225 more libraries currently under threat
  • Chartered Institute of Library & Information Professionals fears 20 per cent of libraries in England could be closed under the current cuts
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London Olympic Games 2012

Good luck and congratulations to Team GB

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Government's Shambles Over Volunteer Libraries Continues

Shadow Culture minister Dan Jarvis today called on the Government to "get its act together" to clear up the ongoing confusion over volunteer libraries.

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Jarvis Delighted to be IPPR 'Northern Champion'

Barnsley Central Labour MP Dan Jarvis has responded to the news that he has been recognised by the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) as a 'Northern Champion'.

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Jarvis Accuses Government of Library Incompetence

Dan Jarvis MP, Labour’s Shadow Culture Minster, today accused the Government of ‘incompetence’ for failing to provide clear and timely guidance to councils on setting up community libraries, after confusion over concerns that volunteer branches may be breaking the law by lending books without making payments to authors.

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