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.
Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2016
Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
0 votes for, 4 votes against, between 2010–2017
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
17 votes for, 11 votes against, 21 absences, between 2010–2017
Generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
3 votes for, 14 votes against, 5 absences, between 2010–2015
Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
9 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2011–2016
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
2 votes for, 40 votes against, 6 absences, between 2012–2016
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Nicholas Dakin has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 18 Dec 2017
May we have a statement about the impact of the removal of employment and support allowance mortgage interest support on people such as my constituent, Jonathan Parsons, registered blind, who had paid into the system all his working life?
Will the Government work with businesses that supply renewable fuels to see what impact the renewable transport fuel obligation has on them, and will they continue to look to develop E10?
My constituent, Chris Robinson, has to wait 52 weeks for her pain relief treatment, instead of the 18 weeks that a properly funded national health service would deliver. How much longer will it take for the Prime Minister to sort things out?
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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 55 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Nicholas Dakin’s speeches
- Has received answers to 110 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 89.52% 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") 327 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 8 Jan 2018.
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)
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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