Nicholas Dakin

Former MP, Scunthorpe

Scunthorpe Labour

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  • Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Source
  • Voted very strongly for a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted very strongly against encouraging occupational pensions Source
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Nicholas Dakin hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House (24, 25 and 26 March) (No. 2): Procedure of the House 26 Mar 2015

    I am surprised that we are having this debate at this time, and I think that it does us no good. The Chair of the Procedure Committee, the hon. Member for Broxbourne (Mr Walker), spoke with great eloquence about the fact that the Committee had not been treated seriously in relation to this matter. The Leader of the House himself said that the motion could have been presented to the House in...
  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Meningitis: Vaccination 26 Mar 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether he expects negotiations on the meningitis B vaccine to be concluded before 30 March 2015.
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: GCE A-level 24 Mar 2015

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 9 March 2015 to Question 226295, what assessment her Department has made of the appropriateness of decisions taken by individual awarding organisations on the future of particular A levels; and what guidance she provided to those organisations on that issue.

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Profile

Former Labour MP for Scunthorpe

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — General election

Topics of interest

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

Currently held offices

  • Member, Procedure Committee (since 11 Oct 2011)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (since 7 Oct 2011)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Education Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 7 Nov 2011)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 87 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 100 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 79.66% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 1 annotation on this MP’s speeches — 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.
  • 60 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 228 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Mar 2015.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for opinion research:
May 2014, £75. Hours: 15 mins. Payment donated to charity. (Registered 24 July 2014)
June 2014, £75. Hours: 15 mins. Payment made to local charity. (Registered 24 July 2014)
1 August 2014, £75. Hours: 15 mins. Payment donated to charity. (Registered 5 August 2014)
October 2014, £75.  Hours: 15 mins.  Payment donated to charity. (Registered 5 November 2014)
18 November 2014, £75.  Hours: 15 mins.  Payment donated to charity. (Registered 3 December 2014)
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street London EC1Y 8RT, for opinion research:
June 2014, £80. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 24 July 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)
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)
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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