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.

However, Nicholas Dakin sometimes differs from their party collegues, such as:

  • Nicholas Dakin consistently voted against automatic enrolment in occupational pensions, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. 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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Last updated: 13 Jul 2015.


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