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.
Almost always voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 6 votes against, 4 absences, between 2010–2016
Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2010
Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
3 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2013
Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
3 votes for, 2 votes against, 5 absences, between 2011–2016
Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2016
Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2015–2016
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Last updated: 29 Jun 2017
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what assessment her Department has made of the work of the Careers and Enterprise Company to help young people into work; and whether her Department plans to provide support to that company in future.
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many secondary schools in Scunthorpe constituency have been allocated a careers and enterprise company adviser.
To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, pursuant to the Answer of 11 September 2017 to Question 9289, on iron and steel: procurement, what progress each Government department is making in delivering greater UK steel content in line with the Government's new public procurement guidelines published in April 2016.
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Labour MP for Scunthorpe
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
Nicholas Dakin campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Department for Education
- Department of Health
- Innovation and Skills
- Teachers: Training
- Education: Finance
- Cancer: Drugs
- Regional Schools Commissioners
Currently held offices
- Member, Procedure Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)
- Opposition Whip (Commons) (since 18 Oct 2016)
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Minister (Education) (18 Sep 2015 to 27 Jun 2016)
- Member, Procedure Committee (13 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
- 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 47 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Nicholas Dakin’s speeches
- Has received answers to 119 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 94.44% 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") 320 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 11 Sep 2017.
2. (a) Support linked to an MP
but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: GMB
Midland and East Coast Region
Address of donor: 542 Woodborough Road, Nottingham NG3 5FJ
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £6,216
Donor status: trade union
(Registered 05 July 2017
Name of donor: Lord Waheed Alli
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
Donor status: individual
(Registered 05 July 2017)
Name of donor: Community Union
Address of donor: 67-68 Long Acre, Covent Garden, London WC2E 9FA
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500
Donor status: trade union
(Registered 07 July 2017)
Name of donor: Rolls-Royce Plc
Address of donor: 62 Buckingham Gate, London SW1E 6AT
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): £213 contribution towards accommodation. All other costs were met by a non-registrable source.
Destination of visit: Berlin, Brandenburg
Dates of visit: 17–20 September 2016
Purpose of visit: British-German APPG
visit to the German Parliament, Chancellery, Ministries, Rolls-Royce aero-engine factory and to meet with German business and parliamentarians to discuss the EU Referendum
and its future impact.
(Registered 28 October 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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