Nicholas Dakin

MP, Scunthorpe

Scunthorpe Labour

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How Nicholas Dakin voted
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  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
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Nicholas Dakin hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Pancreatic Cancer 15 Jan 2015

    I thank the Minister for everything she has said to date. On the issue of a public awareness campaign on pancreatic cancer, is there a way in which those with pancreatic cancers could engage with that body to see if there is a way forward?
  • Pancreatic Cancer 15 Jan 2015

    There have been several parliamentary debates on pancreatic cancer over the past year, not least the one in Westminster Hall in September in response to the e-petition launched by my constituent, Maggie Watts, which gained more than 100,000 signatures. The petition called for more to be done to improve public awareness and early diagnosis of, and increased research into, pancreatic cancer. It...
  • Women and Equalities: Under-occupancy Penalty: Disabled People 15 Jan 2015

    What assessment she has made of the effect of the under-occupancy penalty on disabled people.

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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

Currently held offices

  • Member, Procedure Committee
  • Opposition Whip (Commons)

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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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Jan 2015.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for opinion research:
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)
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:
January 2014, £80. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 14 February 2014)
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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