Nicholas Dakin

MP, Scunthorpe

Scunthorpe Labour

Nicholas Dakin campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Nicholas Dakin’s voting in Parliament

Nicholas Dakin is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

This is a selection of Nicholas Dakin’s votes.

  • Generally voted for a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Almost always voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Consistently voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes

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Nicholas Dakin has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Airport Expansion 15 Sep 2016

    The expansion will use 370,000 tonnes of steel and Heathrow has committed to using UK steel. Whatever the decision on airport infrastructure, what will the Secretary of State do to ensure that UK steel is used in any expansion?
  • Schools that Work for Everyone 12 Sep 2016

    I was in one of the many high-performing comprehensives in my constituency on Friday, and I asked the headteacher what the real challenge is. She told me that it was those young people who are struggling academically but are from families with low aspirations. The Secretary of State’s proposals do nothing to address this issue. Why does she not experiment in the areas of the country...
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Children 12 Sep 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps the Government is taking to accelerate family reunification for unaccompanied refugee children in Europe.

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Profile

Labour MP for Scunthorpe

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Education
  • Department for Education
  • Department of Health
  • Health
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Teachers: Training
  • Education: Finance
  • Cancer
  • Cancer: Drugs
  • Regional Schools Commissioners

Currently held offices

  • Member, Procedure Committee (since 13 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Education) (18 Sep 2015 to 27 Jun 2016)
  • Shadow Deputy Leader of the House of Commons (8 May 2015 to 18 Sep 2015)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (11 Oct 2011 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (7 Oct 2011 to 18 Sep 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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  • Has spoken in 105 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Nicholas Dakin’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 184 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 71.73% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 296 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Sep 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
22 January 2016, payment of £200 from Ipsos MORI, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY, for completing a survey. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 22 January 2016)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Fateh Movement UK branch
Address of donor: 5 Galena Rd, London W6 0LT

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): air ticket £350, hotel and food £300, total £650

Destination of visit: Jerusalem and the West Bank

Date of visit: 14-18 February 2016

Purpose of visit: fact finding political delegation to Israel and the West Bank.

(Registered 10 March 2016)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Flat in Barton upon Humber: (i).

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