Nicholas Dakin

MP, Scunthorpe

Scunthorpe Labour

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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 a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system 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: Teachers: Pay 27 Jun 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 6 June 2016 to Question 38401, whether she plans to publish her response to the School Teachers' Review Body report on teachers' pay from September 2016 and the draft 2016 School Teachers' Pay and Conditions document for consultation and information before 14 July 2016.
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Ministry of Defence: Procurement 27 Jun 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps his Department is taking to support British jobs and industry through its procurement process.
  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Pharmacy 27 Jun 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 6 June 2016 to Question 38720, if his Department will make an assessment of the likely effect on the free services currently being offered by community pharmacies of planned changes to funding.

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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: 6 Jun 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 portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Flat in Barton upon Humber: (i).

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