Nicholas Dakin

MP, Scunthorpe

Scunthorpe Labour

Nicholas Dakin’s voting in Parliament

Nicholas Dakin is a Labour MP, and so 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 replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Consistently voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
  • Generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Consistently voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes

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Nicholas Dakin never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Bill Presented — Immigration Bill: Courts and Tribunal Services (England and Wales) 17 Sep 2015

    Having listened to the debate, I add my congratulations to the hon. Member for Bath (Ben Howlett) on securing it with the support of others, including my hon. Friend the Member for Hartlepool (Mr Wright). The Minister will be familiar with what has been said because, to his credit, he sat with me and the vice-chair of the Scunthorpe bench and heard pretty much the same arguments from us....
  • Bill Presented — Immigration Bill: Backbench Business — UK Steel Industry 17 Sep 2015

    The reality is that the universal application of the carbon floor tax in this country has had a detrimental effect on energy costs for this industry, and the mitigation package so far put in place does not fully address what needs to be done. Will the Minister make a commitment to do her very best to bring forward the mitigation from the current 2016 destination?
  • Bill Presented — Immigration Bill: Backbench Business — UK Steel Industry 17 Sep 2015

    Let me join everybody in paying tribute to the work of my hon. Friend the Member for Redcar (Anna Turley) and others in securing this timely and important debate. While we are on tributes, it is important that I pay tribute to everybody who is working in the steel industry across the UK, particularly those in my constituency. A number of things have happened this summer: job losses in south...

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Labour MP for Scunthorpe

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

Topics of interest

  • Education
  • Health
  • Department of Health
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Treasury
  • Education: Finance
  • Teachers: Training
  • Cancer
  • Education Maintenance Allowance
  • Arthritis

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: 28 Sep 2015.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for opinion research:
October 2014, £75. Hours: 15 mins. Payment donated to charity. (Registered 05 November 2014)
18 November 2014, £75. Hours: 15 mins. Payment donated to charity. (Registered 03 December 2014)
Feb 2015, £75. Hours: 15 mins. Payment made to local charity. (Registered 19 March 2015)
Feb 2015, £75. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 19 March 2015)
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY:
Payment of £200 received, for completing survey. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 29 September 2014)
Payments from Leftfield Associates, 181 Union Street, Southwark, London SE1 0LN, for opinion research:
Feb 2015, £100, Hours: 15 mins. Payment made to local organisation. (Registered 19 March 2015)
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)
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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