Dan Jarvis MP

Dan Jarvis is MP for Barnsley Central

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2014, Labour’s year of…commemoration

Dan Jarvis MP

As we focus our attention upon the centenary commemorations for the first world war next year, there are those who are already saying we should seek to answer the fundamental question of why Britain went to war in the first instance. Some will conclude that, aside from the strategic rationale, Britain’s motives for entering the…


How do you value a library?

Dan Jarvis MP

Here is a question I encounter all too often as Shadow Minister for Culture: how do you value a library? There are a few ways of doing it. You can look at profit and loss: by that measure libraries, along with many other public services, are a dead weight. You can widen the criteria to…