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.

  • Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Almost always voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes

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Nicholas Dakin never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Antibiotics 23 Jul 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the potential merit of the production of NICE evidence summaries for new and emerging antibiotics as a means of supporting the decisions of local stewardship and medicines management committees.
  • Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Apprentices: Taxation 22 Jul 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, whether small businesses will be able to access funding from the proposed apprenticeship levy in order to recruit apprentices; and if he will make a statement.
  • Petitions: Chemotherapy Drug Abraxane 21 Jul 2015

    The petition states: The Petition of residents of the UK, Declares that the chemotherapy drug Abraxane, used for treating people with pancreatic cancer, is being reviewed by the Cancer Drugs Fund panel at the end of July 2015; further that the drug should be retained on the Cancer Drugs Fund list of approved drugs; further that pancreatic cancer has the worst survival outcome of any of the 21...

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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

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Procedure Committee (11 Oct 2011 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (7 Oct 2011 to 30 Mar 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: 10 Aug 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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