A Budget Bad for Barnsley

David Cameron and George Osborne promised us that we were out of the danger zone and their economic policies were working. Yet when you separate the rhetoric from the reality, it is a very different story. It is a story of unfairness. As a result of today’s budget that was mostly announced to the press before Parliament, Barnsley is a town that is worse off and forgotten about by our Prime Minister and Chancellor.

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Jarvis Angered by Unemployment in Barnsley

Barnsley Central MP, Dan Jarvis, has responded to the news that unemployment has risen to a 15 year high across Barnsley. His own constituency of Barnsley Central has become the 137th highest in the country for unemployment.

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Jarvis Warns Vaizey Risks Becoming the Dr Beeching of Libraries

Shadow Culture Minister, Dan Jarvis MP, has delivered a keynote speech at the Library Rally in the Great Hall of the Methodist Hall in Westminster, today where he warned Ed Vaizey that he is in danger of becoming the Dr Beeching of libraries.

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Jarvis Speaks at NUM Miners' Memorial Lecture

Good morning and thank you very much for inviting me to speak today at the annual David Jones and Joe Green Memorial Lecture.

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Jarvis Responds to Arts & Business Figures

Shadow Culture Minister, Dan Jarvis MP, has responded to a report from Arts and Business which suggests that private giving in the Arts has increased by 4%.

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Jarvis Welcomes 3 Yorks to Parliament

Former Paratrooper, Dan Jarvis MP, hosted a lunch with the 3rd Battalion, The Yorkshire Regiment in the House of Commons on Monday. He was joined by fellow Yorkshire MPs Michael Dugher, Rosie Winterton, Kris Hopkins, Greg Mullholland and Andrew Murrison – MP for Warminster, home of 3 YORKS.

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Jarvis Responds to Dissapointing Unemployment Figures for Barnsley

Barnsley Central MP, Dan Jarvis, has responded to the news that unemployment has continued to rise in Barnsley Central for a seventh consecutive month.

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Derby & Nottingham

The very reason I decided to undertake a tour of the regions when I became shadow culture minister was because I understood that Labour’s cultural legacy has spread far beyond the M25 and all that it encompasses.

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Jarvis Warns Couples to Brace Themselves

Barnsley Central MP, Dan Jarvis, has warned 300 couples to brace themselves for unfair changes to the tax credit system which could see them lose up to £4,000 a year.

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Thurrock & Norwich

During my visit to Thurrock and Norwich last week I was struck by just how big the impact Labour's cultural legacy has been in the East of England.

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