Nicholas Dakin

MP, Scunthorpe

Scunthorpe Labour

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  • Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted very strongly for a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
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Nicholas Dakin hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • [Mr Christopher Chope in the Chair] — Backbench Business — Pancreatic Cancer 8 Sep 2014

    It is a pleasure to see you in the Chair, Mr Davies. It is important that the House of Commons takes seriously issues that are of concern to the general public. As the Minister recognised, that an e-petition can get a subject on our agenda is a big plus for UK democracy and is something of which we should all be proud. Those who worked with Maggie Watts to get the e-petition over the 100,000...
  • [Mr Christopher Chope in the Chair] — Backbench Business — Pancreatic Cancer 8 Sep 2014

    I beg to move, That this House has considered the e-petition relating to research funding for and awareness of pancreatic cancer. It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Chope. I thank the Backbench Business Committee for granting this important debate. That citizens of the United Kingdom can, through their petitioning, move issues up the national agenda shows the strength of...
  • [Mr Christopher Chope in the Chair] — Backbench Business — Pancreatic Cancer 8 Sep 2014

    The hon. Gentleman is absolutely right. The campaign must go on, beyond today and into the future. Campaigners are here today in strong heart and with a strong determination to ensure that that is the case. Breaking down the NCRI spend into contributions from individual partner members is difficult, but we know from evidence given to the all-party group that in 2013, Cancer Research UK...

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Labour MP for Scunthorpe

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

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

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  • Has spoken in 111 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 125 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 79.87% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 209 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for opinion research:
May 2013, £75.  Hours: 15 mins.  Payment donated to charity. (Registered 18 June 2013)  
January 2014, £75.  Hours: 15 mins.  Payment made to local charity (Registered 14 February 2014)
January 2014, £75.  Hours: 15 mins.  Payment made to local charity (Registered 14 February 2014)
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street London EC1Y 8RT, for opinion research:
January 2014, £80.  Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 14 February 2014)
Payments from Envoy Partnership, 1 Alfred Place, 2nd Floor, London WC1V 6AX, for opinion research:
April 2014, £150.  Hours: 15 mins. Payment donated to local party. (Registered 2 May 2014)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: Results UK
Address of donor: 2nd Floor, 31-33 Bondway, London SW8 1SJ
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £1,348
Destination of visit: Cambodia
Date of visit: 15-21 February 2014
Purpose of visit: active participation during the Results UK delegation to Cambodia to study the impact of key global health issues.
(Registered 15 April 2014)
8. Land and Property
Flat in Barton upon Humber.

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