Nicholas Dakin

MP, Scunthorpe

Scunthorpe Labour

Nicholas Dakin’s voting in Parliament

Nicholas Dakin is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

This is a selection of Nicholas Dakin’s votes.

  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Consistently voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
  • Consistently voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Consistently voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes

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Nicholas Dakin has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Science: Teachers 27 May 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many (a) physics and (b) chemistry trainee teachers undertook a pre-initial teacher training subject knowledge enhancement course, broken down by subject and length of course, in each of the last five years.
  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Professions: Registration 27 May 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will make it his policy that scientists and technicians working in the health sector should be registered with a professional body such as the Science Council.
  • Steel Industry 26 May 2016

    I welcome the Secretary of State’s reassurance that Tata remains committed to being a responsible seller. Will he confirm that Tata has responsibilities in relation to the pension scheme and that we will make sure that it delivers on them, in partnership with other stakeholders, in order to deliver the Secretary of State’s stated aspiration that no pensioner will be worse off...

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Profile

Labour MP for Scunthorpe

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Education
  • Department for Education
  • Health
  • Department of Health
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Teachers: Training
  • Education: Finance
  • Cancer
  • Regional Schools Commissioners
  • Cancer: Drugs

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Education) (since 18 Sep 2015)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (since 13 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Deputy Leader of the House of Commons (8 May 2015 to 18 Sep 2015)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (11 Oct 2011 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (7 Oct 2011 to 18 Sep 2015)
  • Member, Education Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 7 Nov 2011)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 16 May 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
22 January 2016, payment of £200 from Ipsos MORI, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY, for completing a survey. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 22 January 2016)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: GMB
Address of donor: 542 Woodborough Road, Nottingham NG3 5FJ

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: postage of direct mail letters worth £1,950

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 03 June 2015)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Fateh Movement UK branch
Address of donor: 5 Galena Rd, London W6 0LT

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): air ticket £350, hotel and food £300, total £650

Destination of visit: Jerusalem and the West Bank

Date of visit: 14-18 February 2016

Purpose of visit: fact finding political delegation to Israel and the West Bank.

(Registered 10 March 2016)
6. Land and property: (i) value over £100,000 (ii) rental income of over £10,000 a year
Flat in Barton upon Humber: (i).

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